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risingfromashes posted 3/3/2014 14:06 PM

I have recently started dating a really nice man. (His ex also a serial cheater). I had gone out the night before with friends in the city. He called the next day to ask how my night went. I told him that we ended up going to Tapas bar. "A what?" A Tapas bar. "What"? "Where"? You know, a Spanish restaurant that serves small plates of food.

20 minutes after I hang up I realize that he thought I was saying Topless. Duh, it did take me a while before it crossed my mind. I could not stop laughing!
He must have thought Okay here come the crazy that she has kept hidden so far!

Thank God he gave me the benefit of the doubt and I took the time to explain.

Sure, a bunch of women choosing to hang at the topless bar on a Saturday night!

nowiknow23 posted 3/3/2014 14:17 PM

Enunciation matters!

need_hope posted 3/3/2014 14:47 PM

lieshurt posted 3/3/2014 16:00 PM

Sure, a bunch of women choosing to hang at the topless bar on a Saturday night

You wild thing

TrustedHer posted 3/3/2014 17:45 PM

I had much the same reaction the first time someone tried to explain Tapas to me.

better4me posted 3/3/2014 18:06 PM

million pieces posted 3/3/2014 18:43 PM

The same thing happened when I said a similar thing to my now fiance.

Guys will hear what they want to hear

nutmegkitty posted 3/3/2014 19:40 PM

That is so funny!

Williesmom posted 3/3/2014 19:42 PM

Kinda like a tiki bar.

time2grow posted 3/3/2014 20:03 PM

Enunciation matters!

If you only knew

I've lost some of my hearing and find myself reading lips more. Lets just say some conversations can be entertaining

Griefstricken25 posted 3/3/2014 21:35 PM

The one time when texting would have been the better option.

risingfromashes posted 3/4/2014 07:04 AM

Kinda like a tiki bar.

Think I will go there on my next girl's night out!

[This message edited by risingfromashes at 4:15 PM, March 4th (Tuesday)]

Charity411 posted 3/4/2014 09:04 AM

When Tapas restaurants first started becoming popular I worked for the Chamber of Commerce in a mid sized, trendy city. We often got calls asking for restaurant recommendations. Almost every time we recommended this new Tapas bar the caller would get honked off that as a Chamber we were recommending smut.

BAB61 posted 3/4/2014 10:12 AM

I drive by a Tapas just about every other day....now my kids will think I'm nuts when I start chuckling!

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