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Funny Real Life Scenarios And Situations That I Found Amusing
Countrywomen made this request after I wrote a funny story about the man on the bus who offered a Yo quiero Taco Bell Chihuahua to the bus driver as a Christmas present in April. I may not be the funniest person in the world, but I have come to realize over the years that my impromptu sense of humor often is just what the doctor ordered. No one can define what you find amusing in this lifetime, but there are many true to life situations that are down right hilarious without being so at the time. This is a collection of real life events that come across as very entertaining now looking back. Many of these events are based on a journal that I have kept off and on during the years. Some of the details have been changed, but the ideas remain the same. I found these experiences to be quite humorous, so many these funny tales will remind you of a few of your own.
Mrs. Conversation Hour
I remember how Mrs. Conversation Hour flung her shiny hair around her shoulders as she gossiped with students rather than teaching class. Every day she wrote the assignment on the board and then went back leisurely socialize at her desk. Several of us students actually did the work and turned it in by the time the bell rang, but the majority of the class sat at their desks just talking. A few of Mrs. Conversation Hour's favorite students crowded around her desk and decided to share the latest high school gossip. One day a couple of the girls in our class overhead Mrs. Conversation Hour telling one of the boys that she had a dream she had taught the class dressed as a clown, so the girls decided to play a trick on her.
A few minutes went by and both girls went up to Mrs. Conversation Hour and told her about how they dreamt about her teaching the class dressed in a clown suit, and she shrieked and laughed about how this was a great coincidence. It never occurred to Mrs. Conversation Hour that these two girls were pulling her leg. After a thirty minute conversation with these girls, she apologized to the class for not even writing the assignment on the board, but she hoped we would enjoy the tale about her dream regarding the clown suit. For someone who did not even teach class, Mrs. Conversation Hour graded very hard on the board assignments, which caused a great rebellion when over sixty percent of the class discovered they were failing.
Mr. Invention Factory
Mr. Invention Factory loved to add ludicrous details to history discussions, such as how Catherine the Great watched soldiers take showers at the barracks. We were not falling for this, but he sure had fun describing all the details to the class. He was really obsessed with describing R rated scenarios to the class that after awhile his lectures could have passed for Harlequin romance novels. He loved to speculate some really odd theories regarding Napoleon, and of course some of these bizarre pondering had to end up on a handwritten quiz. Not before or since have I had a teacher that was so intrigued with historical hanky panky, but his musing were pretty humorous because he came across as quite obsessed. He was the first and last teacher I had that felt so comfortable talking about such topics, and he was truly one of a kind.
Babysitting For The Bookophile
I love books as much as anyone else, but sometimes the love of books can just be taken to the extreme. Once I babysat for a man who owned more books than a small county library branch. He surely loved to read, but it turned out he liked to read a little bit more than he liked to work. Behind his back his wife complained that he refused to get a job because he wanted to stay home all day and read books, so this marriage did not last very long as you can imagine. He was a very nice man and I enjoyed our knowledgeable conversations, but I was literally floored seeing those wall to wall books. I guess he and his wife were literally not on the same page.
She Threw His Guitar Out The Window
Personally I do not like nor encourage the destruction of personal property, but it was pretty amusing to hear the drag down screaming fights our neighbors had. One time our neighbor got so mad at her husband that she threw his guitar out the window, and soon after that we saw him carrying it around with him everywhere. He used to scream at her about how he did not know where her pink comb was, and one time she locked him out of the house in a bath towel. Okay I could not help but listen and watch some of these events because they were loud, and the often this was more entertaining than television.
The Man Who Got Around Town
One neighbor was frequently seen with women that were not his wife, and after awhile I finally figured out what it meant. The first time I saw him with another woman I was at a block party and I remember asking someone if he had remarried, and she sort of alluded to the fact he liked to play the field. This was not the first and last time I saw him with other women that were not his wife.
One time a single lady walked up to his apartment with a blender and she was up there for about forty-five minutes. She came running a few minutes before his wife pulled up, and then she went back up there later after his wife left again. It was sort of amusing watching how this man ended up with several ladies around town, but I think his wife knew about it and did the same things.