Notepad on Life

December 26, 2009

Women throw me

Filed under: Celebration,Christmas,Family — - @ 8:59 pm
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Christmas gifts.
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Defining Men-are-from-Mars moment as we open Christmas presents on arrival at the in-laws’ house.

Watching her dad tear clumsily at his gift’s wrapping paper, my wife leans towards her mother and whispers with conspiratorial pride, “It’s a chenille throw…”

Finally, pops gets there, triumphantly holding his present high in front of him to take it all in.

“Oh lovely,” he declares. “A rug.”

Indeed. A true bloke: straight to the point.

As Jim Royle would doubtless have put it: “chenille throw my arse…”Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

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