I could be dead

I was walking to the train station last week when a bottle flew through the air, apparantly out of nowhere, and hit me on the head. It smashed and I staggered into the road where I was hit by a passing taxi. I died instantly.

OK, so that’s not true.

I was walking to the train station last week when a bottle flew through the air, apparantly out of nowhere, and hit the windscreen of a passing taxi. The windscreen smashed and the taxi swerved into me, killing me on the spot.

That’s not true either.

I was walking to the train station last week when a bottle flew through the air, apparantly out of nowhere, missed my head by about a metre and smashed in the road, just missing a passing taxi. Everyone lived, but it felt like a very close call.

That is true.