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Never jump to conclusions. by johnnythemonkey on 26 May 2007 8:15am
A couple of days ago, my wife and I were in the car park of a local shopping centre. I said hello to a guy that I know sightly; we have both lived in this town all our lives. Ken has lived rough for years, although he just goes about his own business and bothers no-one. He is well educated and his father was once a prominent lawyer.
Anyway, I called him over and discreetly handed him some money (he never asks anyone for anything).
I said something like "There's the price of a few pints, Kenny". He thanked me and walked off. Meg said to me " You are encouraging the guy to drink, John." I replied, "No, I'm enabling him and I hope if I'm ever in his position some bugger will do the same."
As we drove off, we noticed Kenny head straight to a snack/burger van in the car park..................
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by Claz on 26 May 2007 10:55pm
Hey John, I'm back:) That was a really nice thing to do for Kenny and I hope he enjoyed his snack. So Megan is your wife's name? My next door neighbour is called Meg, she thinks she is clever, but she is not.

By the way, have you got any shoes to give me? I'm a size 4. I know you wont let me down, I'm just so barefoot right now.
I'm a bit down too, as Liverpool lost the match, but played the better game, oh well, we'll have a try next year...

Dont forget about them shoes...
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by Palin_Lover on 26 May 2007 11:32pm
Wow, what a great story!
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by johnnythemonkey on 27 May 2007 12:33am
Hey Claz, plenty of shoes here! My daughter (20) is a size 4 and could rival Imelda Marcos.
My wife's Sunday name is Margaret-Anne but I call her Margaret, Mag, Meg, Megan and a few others. She'll be delighted that I've shared that. ;)
Sorry that Liverpool lost, I thought they might pull off a last gasp victory again.
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by Claz on 27 May 2007 1:40am
I know, they probably could have, but the referee blew the whistle early, didnt he, the little so and so...

John, who is Imelda Marcos???

So your daughter is 20? What does she do? and what is her name? My sister Elizabeth is 19, and she was studying writing at uni, but she wants to take a different course...all this is puting me off university. I'd like to go to drama school and have been looking at the Royal Academy in Scotland. Would you recommend living in Glasgow? I asked my Dad what Glasgow was like, he's worked everywhere, you see, and he said he liked Glasgow. He said you hear lots of stories about it, but Edinburough is a lot worse. What do you think?

Why not add another name to the list, and call your wife Maggie? Just a thought!
ps. sorry this was so long, but I'm so bored...
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by tucsonmike on 27 May 2007 1:48am
He who jumps to conclusions frequently leaps off cliffs!

Imelda Marcos is the widow of longtime President Ferdinand Marcos.

Re: Never jump to conclusions. by Claz on 27 May 2007 1:51am
But what has she got to do with John's daughter?!
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by kazzzz on 27 May 2007 4:39am
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by Spursfan on 27 May 2007 10:24am
She was (in)famous for having a rather large collection of shoes - lucky, lucky b*****d!!!!
Re: Never jump to conclusions. by ev on 28 May 2007 10:51am
It's funny how people tend to follow the behaviour of their leaders.. I once met a (Phillipino) woman who had 150 pairs of shoes and her daughter had 80 pairs. Husband worked hard in the mines of Western Australia, only came back one week out of four.
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