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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Monday, August 27, 2007

Lost In Translation

From Fairly Odd Father this weekend:

"Why is it when I don't remember something, it's because I'm not listening to you; but, when you don't remember something, it's because you were distracted?"

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11 Comments:

Blogger Beck said...

THe correct answer, of course, is "What? Sorry honey. I didn't hear you."

12:01 PM  
Blogger Blog Antagonist said...

HA. A truer statement was never heard. Just tell him that you are genetically programmed to see and hear everything and thus, remember nothing, while he is genetically programmed to tune it out, and thus remember nothing.

1:25 PM  
Blogger Oh, The Joys said...

Damn their confounded arguements!

2:55 PM  
Anonymous shar133 said...

Nooooot sure I understand his question....makes perfect sense to me

4:06 PM  
Anonymous pinks & blues girls said...

Your explanation sounds perfectly reasonable to me. I don't see where your husband's confusion is coming from.

Jane, P&B Girls

7:28 PM  
Blogger Alex Elliot said...

Did you say "So what exactly is the problem?" :)

7:45 PM  
Blogger Jozet said...

I don't get the confusion either.

Maybe he should listen to you more and stop distracting you.

8:57 PM  
Blogger Whirlwind said...

Ha. husband had a statement the other day I wanted to post but I just can't remember it :(

9:33 AM  
Blogger Rock the Cradle said...

heh heh heh. Selective hearing lives.

12:53 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Oh my gosh. You've been talking to my husband again, haven't you? heehee

2:38 PM  
Anonymous mrs. Q. said...

What I've discovered is that very often men don't listen, but women listen to EVERYTHING. After a while, some stuff just gets lost iin all the white noise of everyday life.

3:18 PM  

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