Thursday, August 17, 2006

Ouch

Just five coincident facts that will have my pumpwearing pals wincing in sympathy:

1. Doorknob
2. 23" Tubing
3. Carrying hot coffee
4. Cute, ass-enhancing, relatively new (and now elegantly coffee-stained) jeans
5. Formerly off-white carpet

P.S. Is anyone else disturbed by word verification combinations that include the letter "Q" not followed by "U"? Or am I just unspeakably uptight?

13 Comments:

Blogger Kevin said...

While doorknobs are indeed nifty inventions, and I never use 23" tubing ('cause I hate it), and I'm not a coffee drinker (aka, a freak), and I don't own any cute, ass-enhancing jeans (and a funny picture leaps to mind by the mere mention of such), I still feel your pain.

And PS, I love unspeakably uptight. I'm the same way about so many things (though not so much on the word verification bit). E.g., "PIN number." I can't put into words the physical discomfort I feel when I hear such things. It drives me CrAzY!

4:09 PM  
Blogger Scott K. Johnson said...

Oh man - that's a recipe for disaster right there. Suckage.

And yes, that is quite unspeakably uptight...

4:14 PM  
Blogger Lyrehca said...

Been there, done that, but with knobs on an oven. Oy.

4:54 PM  
Blogger Kerri. said...

Doorknobs haunted me for a full six months after I started pumping. It wasn't until I moved the site to my thigh that my ratio of Pump:Doorknob Chaos subsided.

And yes, I am tremendously traumatized by the word verifications. I can't help but try and pronounce them to myself, which makes my head hurt and my mouth get tangled. :)

4:59 PM  
Blogger Michko said...

Oh my. I'm not a pumper, but ow!

And Kevin, I feel your PIN number pain. I'm a copy editor and proofreader. I live in the unspeakably uptight world...for me, that's where perfection lies!

5:34 PM  
Blogger Megan said...

Yikes! Sorry. I hate 23inch tubing too.

11:07 PM  
Anonymous Sassy said...

Ouch! And damn about the jeans.

Re: word verification, I love to try to make words out of them but my husband hates it as he is from Adelaide where all the anal Australians are created.

1:50 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

OUCH! Drawer knobs are my bane.

8:54 AM  
Blogger Calliope said...

ouch!!!!

& of course my word verification has a Q with no U - hmmmmm

10:26 AM  
Blogger Gandksmom said...

OK..it wasn't until I read the comments that I had a hell of a chance of understanding what the f*ck you were talking about. Gotcha. And as for the work verification thing....I hate when they put q in because I can't tell it apart from g. Well, I can now...and wouldn't you know that there is both an q and g to help me out this time!

3:07 PM  
Blogger Gandksmom said...

BTW - I am not commenting on your ass because I think it will get me into trouble not only with phili, but Cheryl as well!

3:08 PM  
Blogger Gandksmom said...

Just one more comment if I may,....I thought you meant shoes when you said, Pump wearing pals...and I just couldn't see you in pumps! I know, I know....

3:10 PM  
Blogger pithydithy said...

My word verification has a u with no q. Fine. But, yeah, a q with no u? Very upsetting! I also, for the record, don't believe in those Scrabble words that have a q with no u.

11:38 AM  

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