Saturday, May 24, 2008

The Gassy Dad

At first, Tanya S., of St. George, Utah, was proud to introduce her dad to a popular girl at a high school theater production. But the pride diminished rapidly when the hello was interrupted by a booming explosion that shook the walls of the auditorium. It seems Dad's lurch forward to extend his hand spurred some powerful flatulence he'd been trying to suppress. It wasn't exactly the wind beneath the wings Tanya had wanted.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Putting His Worst Foot Forward

John N. of Long Beach, Calif., will likely never wear a baggy jacket to a job interview. An otherwise excellent meeting with a prospective boss went south when John stood up afterward to shake the man's hand. One of John's jacket pockets caught on the arm of the chair, yanking him straight down again and backward. Trying to avoid falling completely over, John stuck his legs up, which struck the edge of the desk and sent family photos and the PC's hard drive crashing to the ground. John didn't land the job, of course -- there was some company policy against hiring clods.