An email I recently received from a lifelong buddy where I grew up in Colorado:
Here are six reasons why you should think before you speak -
Have you ever spoken and wished that you could
immediately take the words back...
Or that you could crawl into a hole?
Here are the Testimonials of a few people who did.
I walked into a hair salon with my husband and three kids in tow
and asked loudly, 'How much do you charge for a shampoo and a blow job?'
I turned around and walked back out and never went back.
My husband didn't say a word...
He knew better.
I was at the golf store comparing different kinds of golf balls.
I was unhappy with the women's type I had been using.
After browsing for several minutes,
I was approached by one of the good-looking gentlemen who works in the
He asked if he could help me.
Without thinking, I looked at him and said, 'I think I like playing with
My sister and I were at the mall and passed by a store that sold candy
As we were looking at the display case,
the boy behind the counter asked if we needed any help.
I replied, 'No, I'm just looking at your nuts.'
My sister started to laugh hysterically,
the boy grinned, and I turned beet-red and walked away.
To this day, my sister has never let me forget.
While in line at the bank one afternoon, my toddler decided to release
some pent-up energy and ran amok.
I was finally able to grab hold of her after receiving looks of disgust
and annoyance from other patrons.
I told her that if she did not start behaving 'right now!' she would be
To my horror, she looked me in the eye and said in a voice just as
'If you don't let me go right now, I will tell Grandma I saw you
kissing Daddy's pee-pee last night!'
The silence was deafening after this enlightening exchange.
Even the tellers stopped what they were doing.
I mustered up the last of my dignity and
walked out of the bank with my daughter in tow.
The last thing I heard when the door closed behind me, were screams of
Have you ever asked your child a question too many times?
My three-year-old son had a lot of problems with potty training and I was
on him constantly.
One day we stopped at Taco Bell for a quick lunch, in between errands.
It was very busy, with a full dining room.
While enjoying my burrito, I smelled something funny.
So of course I checked my 7-month-old daughter; she was clean.
Then I realized that Danny had not asked to go potty in a while.
I asked him if he needed to go, and he said 'No' .
I kept thinking 'Oh Lord, that child has had an accident, and I don't
have any clean clothes with me.'
Then I said, ' Danny, are you SURE you didn't have an accident?'
' No!' he replied.
Well, I just KNEW he must have had an accident, because the smell was
Soooooo, I demandingly asked one more time, ' Danny did you have an
This time he jumped up, yanked down his pants, bent over, spread his
cheeks, and yelled 'SEE MOM, IT'S JUST FARTS!!'
While 30 people nearly choked to death on their tacos & burritos
laughing, he calmly pulled up his pants and sat down.
An old couple made me feel better,
thanking me for the best laugh they'd ever had!
LAST (AND THE BEST) TESTIMONY:
This had most of the state of Michigan laughing for 2 days,
and a very embarrassed female news anchor who will,
in the future, likely think before she speaks.
What happens when you predict snow but don't get any.
We had a woman news anchor that,
the day after it was supposed to have snowed and didn't,
turned to the weatherman and asked:
'So Bob, where's that 7 inches you promised me last night?'
Not only did HE have to leave the set;
but half the crew did too, they were laughing so hard!