Well, that was a strange thing to ask

Well, that was a strange thing to ask

Balti
Balti

May 21st, 2012, 7:22 pm #1

So at the bridal shower for my brother's intended yesterday, the bride's stepmother asked me what drove the economy where I grew up. Then she asked me what my father did for a living. All within 60 seconds of meeting me. Does that sound odd to anyone else?
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Joined: August 30th, 2002, 3:13 am

May 21st, 2012, 7:23 pm #2

Well? What drove it?

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AnonoPajama
AnonoPajama

May 21st, 2012, 7:24 pm #3

She wants the money.

All of it, boy.
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Joined: March 11th, 2004, 4:19 pm

May 21st, 2012, 7:28 pm #4

Where there CHILDREN associated with this wedding function?

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Balti
Balti

May 21st, 2012, 7:29 pm #5

She wants the money.

All of it, boy.
Also, my brother is 39 years old. My parents' financial standing has no bearing on his life. I wish I would have been quick on my feet - I'd have said that my dad owns a cotton plantation and 23 slaves.
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Balti
Balti

May 21st, 2012, 7:30 pm #6

No children involved yesterday, thank God. I hope they didn't invite any to the wedding.
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Joined: July 30th, 2002, 9:02 pm

May 21st, 2012, 7:31 pm #7

Also, my brother is 39 years old. My parents' financial standing has no bearing on his life. I wish I would have been quick on my feet - I'd have said that my dad owns a cotton plantation and 23 slaves.
I read somewhere that only Americans ask each other what they do for a living and others feel its none of your business.
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Joined: November 29th, 2004, 2:50 pm

May 21st, 2012, 7:32 pm #8

Some people from other countries will be really direct and ask you how much you make.

It is a weird first question. Definitely.
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A Citizen
A Citizen

May 21st, 2012, 7:35 pm #9

I would have gone for "prophylactic modeling molds for the sex industry" and let her chew on THAT for a while.
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Joined: May 25th, 2002, 12:00 am

May 21st, 2012, 7:36 pm #10

... but not literally, right AC?




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