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Women and shopping

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by DB Bill, May 31, 2011.

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  1. DB Bill

    DB Bill Active Member

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    A woman was in town on a shopping trip. She began her day by finding the most perfect shoes in the first shop and a beautiful dress on sale slashed by 75 percent in the second. In the third, everything had just been reduced by 50 percent when her mobile phone rang.

    It was a female doctor notifying her that her husband had just been in a terrible car accident and was in critical condition in the ICU.

    The woman told the doctor to inform her husband where she was and that she'd be there as soon as possible. As she hung up she realized she was leaving what was shaping up to be her best day ever in the boutiques.

    She decided to get in a couple more shops before heading to the hospital. She ended up shopping the rest of the morning, finishing her trip with a cup of coffee and a beautiful chocolate cake slice, compliments of the last shop. She was jubilant. Then she remembered her husband. Feeling guilty, she dashed to the hospital.

    She saw the woman doctor in the corridor and asked about her husband's condition. The doctor glared at her and shouted, "You went ahead and finished your shopping trip, didn't you!? I hope you're proud of yourself! While you were out for the past four hours enjoying yourself in town, your husband has been languishing in pain in the Intensive Care Unit! It's just as well you went ahead and finished, because it will more than likely be the last shopping trip you'll ever take! For the rest of his life he will require round-the-clock care. And he will now be your career!"

    The woman, overcome with guilt, broke down and sobbed.

    The woman doctor chuckled and said, "I'm just messing with you. He's dead. Show me what you bought
     
  2. School Teacher

    School Teacher Well-Known Member

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    Spot on!

    Ed Ward
     
  3. wolfram

    wolfram Well-Known Member

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    Not only is it a slice of reality but I'm okay with it...Just as long as I don't have to tkae part in the shopping BS, I don't mind the other part.
     
  4. slic lee

    slic lee Active Member

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    DB Bill-you have to edit the word "guilt" Lee who has wife and 2 college age daughters
     
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