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ajsmom posted 5/6/2013 11:50 AM

Sometimes even I amaze myself.

On Saturday I had to move my home office furniture to my storage unit. The size of the pieces required me to move up two sizes to a bigger space to hold the furniture as well as the items in my smaller unit.

While there with a male friend (T), another storage tenant who is directly across from my old space came to swap out his motorcycles. T and he got to talking about cycles and such while the young guy put air into the tires of his stored cycle. T came back to me and said it might be a good idea to ask if we could use his air compressor to fill my bicycle tires which had deflated over the winter so that I could use it this summer.

I agreed, so T goes over to him, asks, and sure enough he’s happy to do it. I roll my bicycle his way and we start chatting it up as he starts working on the tires. Knowing NOTHING about motorcycles, I lean toward him and say – actually quite loudly because I have to be heard over the air compressor…are you ready for this?...NO, seriously – are you READY?

“So, how big is your unit?”

As soon as I said it, I wanted so badly to reel those words back in, but out into the stratosphere they went.

His head pops up, he smiles and says, “Oh, my storage unit? *chuckle, chuckle* It’s a 10’ x 15’.”

Y’all need to keep me off the streets, I swear.


gonnabe2016 posted 5/6/2013 11:51 AM

FaithFool posted 5/6/2013 11:55 AM

gma56 posted 5/6/2013 11:58 AM

Oooooops, just a slip of words but funny as hell.

I find I can get by with "slips" because of my age. You don't need to be kept off the street just always remember the innocent older lady face. Then give a little laugh. leave them wondering...
They will be thinking ,"Does she know what she said??"

[This message edited by gma56 at 11:59 AM, May 6th (Monday)]

IrishLass518 posted 5/6/2013 12:01 PM

That so totally cracked me up this morning
I would so say something like that

jo2love posted 5/6/2013 12:02 PM

You made me snort!

lieshurt posted 5/6/2013 12:04 PM

wildbananas posted 5/6/2013 13:36 PM

Freudian, perchance?

persevere posted 5/6/2013 13:42 PM

Totally needed that today Thank you.

DeadMumWalking posted 5/6/2013 14:02 PM

Well at least you didn't say 'that's an awfully big package you've got there'......

nowiknow23 posted 5/6/2013 14:06 PM

She11ybeanz posted 5/6/2013 14:10 PM

You should have not skipped a beat and said...

"Yeah.....that one too!"

Chrysalis123 posted 5/6/2013 19:33 PM

kernel posted 5/6/2013 19:39 PM


gahurts posted 5/6/2013 19:41 PM

I'm actually laughing out loud!

Amazonia posted 5/6/2013 20:16 PM

caregiver9000 posted 5/6/2013 20:45 PM


iamasurvivor posted 5/6/2013 20:55 PM

Thanks for the good laugh, I really needed it today.

InnerLight posted 5/6/2013 20:57 PM

Total Freudian Slip you bad girl.

Must Survive posted 5/7/2013 15:32 PM

Laughed out loud!

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