Saturday, February 23, 2008

30 Days - Day 20

(Sorry this is all in one big paragraph. Blogger would not keep the line spacing!!)
I know, I know...this is NOT a picture of ME!!!!!! In my attempt to capture 30 days of my life in pictures, I needed a very specific picture for today's post. Since I do not have a picture of me spouting off the following sayings, I'm choosing to show one of my favorite WWII Era depictions....Yes, Rosie the Riviter will have to stand in for Rebecca today!!
OK, so my friend Robin sent me this email today. It was so funny because it's so true!! Unfortunately it captures me. I'm so guilty of saying all these except #8.
1: Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up.
2: Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house.
3: Nothing: This is the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine.
4: Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don't Do It!
5: Loud Sigh: This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing. (Refer back to # 3 for the meaning of nothing.)
6: That's Okay: This is one of the most dangerous statements a women can make to a man. That's okay means she wants to think long and hard before deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake.
7: Thanks: A woman is thanking you, do not question, or Faint. Just say you're welcome. (I want to add in a clause here - This is true, unless she says "Thanks a lot" - that is PURE sarcasm and she is not thanking you at all. DO NOT say "you're welcome" ... that will bring on a "whatever").
8: Whatever: Is a women's way of saying fooey on YOU!
9: Don't worry about it, I got it: Another dangerous statement, meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do several times, but is now doing it herself. This will later result in a man asking "What's wrong?" For the woman's response refer to # 3.
*Send this to the men you know, to warn them about arguments they can avoid if they remember the terminology.
*Send this to all the women you know to give them a good laugh, cause they know its true.

* Let us all walk our path with gentle footsteps, with kindness and with listening hearts.*
In a side note, my sister hasn't posted pictures of the baby yet as the hospital has no internet service. I don't feel right about putting up pictures of him before she does. As soon as she's home and they go up, I'll get them up here.

1 comment:

nannykim said...

pooweee--I hope you get permission to post the pics!!

The words are funny--I , for fun, have started using "Whatever" only with a New Jersey like accent day a new mailman was driving along our road and chatting up a storm on his cell phone. He is apparently from New York or New Jersey and he kept saying "Whateveh " with the end sounding like Veh or vah---so I started imitating him--love it!