I’ve Heard Some Really Strange Things
People say strange things.
Without further ado, here are the top four strange things that were said to me in the last week:
1. From a student, at the start of class: “You’re on the hunt for a man-friend, right, Miss?” Me: “My husband would be very surprised to hear if I were.” Student: “You’re not married, Miss. You’re only 19!”
2. From a student, in the middle of class: “Your glasses make you look like a Grandma.” Me: “Thank you.” Student: “I’m not trying to mean.”
3. From a bar patron while I was ordering Mexican take-out: “You have great skin. Take care of it. It’s not gonna last forever.” Me: “Thank you. That’s very kind of you to say.” Bar patron: “I bet that’s the strangest thing anyone has ever said to you.” Me: “I teach freshmen. I’m pretty used to having strange things said to me.” (Ahem.)
4. From the bathroom mirror at school:
Yep. That happened.
Sometimes I play a game where I try to decide which comments are strangest. I usually can’t pick just one. It was difficult enough to curate the top four. I think numbers 1 & 4 are tied for me.
How was your weekend? Any weird things been said to you lately? 🙂