Sunday, February 05, 2006

Ex Story # 5

The nicest thing he ever said to me:

"The first time I saw you naked I almost pissed myself laughing."

Apparently, that's a compliment.


  • please tell the justification that that was a compliment. try as i might, i just can't imagine how that might go...

    By Blogger surly girl, at 6:09 PM  

  • This is a very British male reaction.

    By Anonymous Dave F, at 8:18 PM  

  • WHAT?!?! I am trying to wrap my mind around this one.

    By Blogger Meegan, at 8:28 PM  

  • WHAT?!?! I am trying to wrap my mind around this one.

    By Blogger Meegan, at 8:28 PM  

  • i don't get it either..

    By Blogger Kirses, at 11:32 AM  

  • Hey, maybe it was like this - Spinsterella is so selfconscious about her body the she wears only really baggy clothes which show nothing of her figure - so when she finally took them off the Ex was so relieved/surprised that she was actually human underneath that he just had to laugh? It's a long shot.

    By Blogger Loganoc, at 12:24 PM  

  • I would love to ask dave f to elaborate on that comment. Not having been naked in front of any British males, I have no data but I'm curious about the thinking behind it.
    It seems cruel and a reaction unlikely to generate an amorous response. Kind of self defeating.

    By Blogger Kyahgirl, at 3:50 PM  

  • Do you have a tattoo of Eric Morecambe?

    By Blogger Wyndham, at 4:03 PM  

  • It's not computing. Explain further. Why did you not stab him instantly?

    By Blogger belladona, at 5:29 PM  

  • What he actually meant was "You have a great body".

    Yes, really.

    Now, when I was 21, I did have a pretty damn fine figure - slim, but stacked. (I'm still fairly thin but the boobs have gone down to something approaching normal size.) I met Ex when I worked in a pub I wasn't exactly wearing super-tight clothes all the time - so I guess it's kinda along the lines of Joanna's thinking.

    I know all about British male understatement, but still, couldn't he have just actually said - "nice body"?

    By Blogger Spinsterella, at 5:50 PM  

  • men. tch.

    surely "you truly are a goddess i shall shower you with gifts. don't try to stop me" would have been more appropriate?

    By Blogger surly girl, at 8:07 PM  

  • Christ. How wonderfully erudite of him. Grr.

    By Blogger The Lady Muck, at 9:25 PM  

  • He was laughing because he was hysterical over the impossiblity that a woman with a body as cosmic as your would consent to date a man with such a tiny dick.

    By Blogger Chaucer's Bitch, at 10:32 PM  

  • k -- I don't think it would be wise for me to explain.

    By Anonymous Dave F, at 9:37 AM  

  • I'm finding it very hard to believe that you would get naked in front of anyone who could offer that comment as "the nicest thing" he ever said to you.

    By Blogger TryingTimes, at 3:33 PM  

  • dave. this is the internet. wisdom does not factor in. if you have some insight into this comment, by all means share it!

    By Blogger Chaucer's Bitch, at 4:23 PM  

  • after reading spinsterella's explanation, if I was a little more cynical I'd suggest that the comment was a calculated attempt to make our heroine a teensy bit self-conscious while not immediately getting the boot.

    As George Costanza might put it, an attempt at gaining 'hand'.

    By Anonymous riddledwiththepox, at 1:44 PM  

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