Feb 21, 2007

Fun with Eavesdroppers...

Anyone else ever experienced this? You are out with a friend, shopping and enjoying conversation, when you notice that someone behind you is totally listening to everything that you and your companion are saying? In cases like that, I like to screw with the eavesdroppers. Case in point:

(Scene: The BLS and Mother of BLS are shopping for a birthday present for Older Brother. He had mentioned wanting a portable tool chest with wheels from Lowe's. BLS and Mother of BLS have found one and are happily chatting about the week's events when the BLS notices a middle-aged Martha Huber sort of woman (BONUS points to those of you who get that reference, by the way) hanging on to their every word.)

The BLS: Oh, yeah, you can TOTALLY fit a body in here! (pause) But to be safe, let's look at the hacksaws, too.


I thought my mother was going to lose it. But it was so freaking worth it!

3 Comments:

At February 21, 2007 8:45 PM, Anonymous Thinking Fool said...

Hmm, never knew our families were related.

 
At February 22, 2007 4:58 AM, Blogger HMC said...

The look on that lady's face must have been priceless. I love screwing with people that way. =)

 
At February 23, 2007 2:50 PM, Blogger Butterflyfish said...

Martha = Desperate Housewives nosy neighbor, season 1 (the only season I watched).

So what do I win??

 

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