My friend Cooper did this to me over 15 years ago, and I still remember it. It is very simple, but the visceral feeling is powerful. How many ten second pranks can you remember even a week later?
I think Cooper invented this trick moments before he did it.
So Cooper, some other friends, and myself are all having pizza. I think this was at Gianni’s Pizza. I haven’t eaten there in a long time, but it was a favorite of ours at the time. They made really good New York style pizza. We probably ordered a large pie.
Cooper says “Don’t you hate it when you eat really hot pizza, and that hot cheese burns the roof of your mouth. You can feel it with your tongue. It feels like it can be so bad that a piece of skin, dead skin, is dangling from the roof of your mouth. Ouch.” Cooper then reaches into his mouth. Plays around at the roof of his mouth, and pulls out a piece of …