Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Life lessons learned at a wedding

I haven’t been running and I’ve been eating as healthily as Augustus Gloop in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory the last several days.

Yikes.

Since I have nothing to report on the fitness front, let me regale you with things I learned at the wedding I attended this past weekend.
  • If you show mild interest in the game of cricket around a cricket fan, be prepared for a lengthy tutorial in the rules of the game.
  • Speaking different languages is not problematic for conversation—however, douchebaggery is.
  • Sometimes odd couples are the perfect match.
  • Men get just as sentimental at weddings as women, they just try to hide it more. Or not, as the case may be.
  • There is no way in hell I will ever be able to understand German.
  • It's not the smartest move in the world to make a crack about having ‘two left feet’ to someone who has a prosthetic leg.
She’s been sighted!
Apparently Marcy has made a stop in the big city before heading to Maine. She’s been mingling with the locals and definitely leaving a great impression. Check it out:


We continue to miss you, Trash Queen.

Have a great rest of the week, everyone. Catch up with you guys later.

21 comments:

Marcy said...

HAHAHAA OMG that shiz is too funny! Punching babies AND kittens at the same time is def a treat :P

Like for serious (and I KNOW I say this all the time but really now) we're on some weirdo trip together. I was just at a wedding the weekend before and the groom's fam (as well as the groom himself) is German and I was all like (to the bride who is American) "Ummm how the hell can you can you even understand that?" LOL Talk about a really hard language to learn and speak.

Lily on the Road said...

Oh look who is lurking the interwebs...Hey All things Trashtastic, how are you?

Oh, you too Xenia. LOL...

Lauren said...

Douchebaggery. Getting in the way of good conversation for 140 years. Was that the cricket fan?

Carolina John said...

haha, a marcy sighting is always a fun thing.

i've tried learning german before, and the grammar kills me. really tough language.

and i've never tried to understand cricket. but i hear it's awesome.

tfh said...

My one marriage prerequisite, the one thing on my "list", was that my in-laws be fluent only in a language I have no hope of grasping.

"Douchebaggery" is my new favorite word. You know, it kind of sounds like an exotic new fruit, as in "have you tried the new pomegranate-acai-douchebaggery blend?"

Theresa said...

So, did you share your wearing of sweater vests = not a sport theory to the cricket fan? :+)

Roisin said...

LOL at just about everything...sounds like exactly what would happen to me at any wedding I'll be at.

Jess said...

I love your last lesson learned! Seems like it should be a joke on a sitcom!

joyRuN said...

Ah, my sister in sloth. I'm licking the chocolate off my fingers as we speak, & it's been six days since I bothered to run. How long can we keep this up?

Glaven Q. Heisenberg said...

I thought face-punching was how Teh Marcy expressed her lurve ...

They say German is English's sister language, but I think "they" must've hated "their" sister, if they said that. Because for instance, the german word for "douchebaggery" is

Düschentüngböggsüchüngevinegaründöilväginclëanen ...

WTF?

No wonder those Germans like to invade vagina-shaped countries.

Because they're such D*CKS!1!

Speak ENGLISH, Mein Herr! We know you can!1!

P.S. DO NOT accept a fruit drink if you're ever over tfh's house!

Count of Monte Christo said...

Heh! That was great to read that piece of marcy.

German can be very difficult to understand. They can be nice people, though. Just don't mention the war...

Viper said...

Believe it not, I actually saw some guys playing cricket at the park I ran in a couple weekends ago. I think they were Indian. Cheers.

raulgonemobile said...

I had a number of years of German, and I am completely lost listening to German people talk here at work. Granted, I haven't practiced it in, well, over 10 years, but still.. I don't stand a chance.

Nitmos said...

I've gotten the Complete Rules of Cricket lecture twice in the past 6years now. I will not ask again. At least, not until 2015.

BrianFlash said...

Cricket really isn't that incomprehensible. Just a few hours of watching during a couple different trips to the UK and I've got enough to be dangerous.

MCM Mama said...

LOL at the Marcy sighting!

The Laminator said...

Why do men get sentimental at weddings? Must be a European thing.

Jamie said...

That's some good stuff Marcy provided ;)

X-Country2 said...

I'm totally using "Douchebaggery" in a sentense today. (Well, amended to D-baggery since I'm at work. Not quite the same though.)

Jessica said...

NOthing like seeing men cry at a wedding! Too funny! Good post.

chia said...

LMAO the roommate that just moved out was German. Whenever I heard her skyping from the other room it was really quite surreal. Like really, how can anyone speak German that well ;-)... It just sounds impossible!