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August 28, 2006


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One mistake does not make an a--hole.Not a big deal and you learn from the mistake and go on. Life is good!

You definitely are not an a-hole -especially, when you were able respond to Magda with a meaningful reply even when she was armed and dangerous. Yea, Frema.

See? You learn something new everyday!

First story? Tragic... Hard to believe people *still* think that way.

Second story? HILARIOUS!!

Well...it IS Indiana...God bless the state where I was born and raised :-/

You just cant have a good racist conversation with anyone now a days. I guess when you pass for una chica blanca you will be treated as such. Ignore those folks they are not worth the time or energy.

I can't believe your hairstylist said that. I was clearly naive in thinking that no one said things like that anymore. Good gracious, I don't know how you kept your cool, I'd have been furious!

And your brain is worth MUCH MORE than the paper your English degree is printed on!!! My husband still teases me because there was some car called something or other (I mean, hey, it's a car, give me a break) and I insisted and ARGUED with him that the real name of the car was the "esplanade". No, I don't know where I got it. *blush*

Oh Frema, that second story is funny. Mispronunciation does not make an idiot, it's more ideas like those in your first story.

I'm with mrs.s- I kind of knew people thought like that, but I certainly didn't think they said it OUT LOUD! My goodness!

It's one thing when it's your hairdresser, another when it's your family! I find myself smacking my forhead in disbelief every time there's a family get together.

In regards to your second story, I've had problems with the words "cache" and "queue." It's embarassing.

What can I say that hasn't been said already?

Some people may not be worth fighting with about other people. Now, the question is : " Can she really cut hair or not?" If yes, then there may be value in a relationship of a busness nature. But then the trouble from the bad taking can make it time to move on. This kind of thing is never easy. If the net worth is there, fine if not go on down the road.

On the other hand, you are both wordsmiths. Thereby, you can figure out the whatever about long and short e's.

You crack me up.

But your racist hairstylist doesn't.

Shame on your hairstylist.

Hey my mom sounds like Mr. Miyagi up there. (See, now who's the asshole?)

As long as your kids don't have to go to school with Magda, they'll be juuuust fine.

Wax on, Wax off.

Mispronunciation can be charming! I remain married to Dave even though he once told me he didn't like one of my friends because they were too "hooty tooty."

He meant hoity toity.

He is not amused that I still make fun of him for it.

Aw, that was a cute mistake though; you're not an asshole! Magda, on the other hand...

So I guess you need to find a new hairdresser.

(and get this, I had the technician who was giving me a brazilian wax totally diss my religion during the entire process. But hello...I wasn't about to say ANYTHING to her. Nope, I just let her rant away. There was too much at stake..)

Sounds like Magda runs around with a white hood in her free time! Dan once ventured to get his hair cut for the 1st time at this place only a few blocks away. Turns out that the barber told Dan the whole reason hurricane Katrina hit was because of the "faggots" that lived there. He continued on bu saying the Middle Eastern countries were in chaos because God was punishing them for the terrorism. Long story short, I buzz my baby's head now!! You should have told Magda you are Mexican. I would have and then I would've told her that she shouldn't share those kind of feelings with clients or anyone else. You just never know someone else's background.

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