Not Always Romantic: Relationshipshome | PA, USA | Golden Years, Marriage & PartnersMore Like This
(The family is gathered around the table for Thanksgiving dinner. My mom is having an argument with my dad.)
Mom: “And you! After thirty years, you’ve got some kind of switch that lets you shut out everything I say!”
Dad: “Of course. Haven’t you ever seen me twist my wedding ring?”
home | OH, USA | Dating
(My boyfriend is a total guy and gear-head with scars and muscles to back it up. We are taking a shower. His hair is just long enough to play with. I am giggling as I run shampoo through his hair and create hair-dos.)
Boyfriend: “[My Name].”
Me: *forming his hair into a nerdy style* “Yeah?”
Boyfriend: “You know I’m only letting you do this because you’re naked, right?”
home | Atlanta, GA, USA | Marriage & Partners
(My husband and I have just seen a commercial in which a woman is married to the sun.)
Me: “I don’t think I could be married to
Daily Fractal Feature for December 20, 2013Daily Fractal Feature for December 20, 2013More Like This
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Emma by ~Kabuchan
Disorder by `Xyrus-02
Stretch by ~mic-art
The Dregs of Society by ~StuKarver
Not Always Right: CustomersStudio | MD, USA | Extra Stupid, Money, TechnologyMore Like This
(A customer calls up asking to order reprints over the phone. She is very pleasant and the order is completed smoothly. She indicates that she would like to pay over the phone, which is fine. I go to the front phone and register to take her information and ring her out.)
Me: “Okay. Your total comes to [total] with tax.”
Caller: “I have four $20 bills.”
Me: “I’m sorry. I don’t think I heard you correctly. How would you like to pay?”
Caller: “With cash. That way I can’t overspend. I have four $20 bills to use.”
Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am. I cannot take cash over the phone. We take all major credit cards, or you can pay by cash when you pick up your order.”
Caller: “No. This is ridiculous. You’ll be busy when I pick it up. I just want to pay now and get it out of the way.”
Me: “I understand. We accept all major credit cards. I am r
Illustrating Jack and the BeanstalkJack Sells the CowMore Like This
Once upon a time there was a poor widow who lived in a little cottage with her only son Jack. Jack was a giddy, thoughtless boy, but very kind hearted and affectionate. There had been a hard winter, and after it the poor woman had suffered from fever and ague. Jack did no work as yet, and by degrees they grew dreadfully poor.
The widow saw that there was no means of keeping Jack and herself from starvation but by selling her cow; so one morning she said to her son, "I am too weak to go myself, Jack, so you must take the cow to market for me, and sell her."
Jack liked going to market to sell the cow very much; but as he was on the way, he met a butcher who had some beautiful beans in his hand. Jack stopped to look at them, and the butcher told the boy that they were of great value and persuaded the silly lad to sell the cow for these beans.
When he brought them home to his mother instead of the money she expected for her nice cow, she was very vexed