Don't You Just Hate Washing Dishes
Burned hands, wet trousers and shirts, piles of crockery and kitchenware needing washed. Why is it, when you wash the dishes by hand, you always end up with a little bit of water on the floor and slip? finding out you've covered your trousers in water and it looks like you have just wet yourself. People are watching and laughing, its awful! It's the same when you use any sink, you manage to get water on yourself, don't you? The worst part, your partner may have decided to cook you a meal, to give you a rest. What happens? You offer to wash the dishes because they had made the meal and you feel like you should contribute in some way. Walking into the kitchen and BANG, like a bullet it hits you! What a bleeding mess your partner has made of the surfaces! But, the worst is yet to come. Getting closer to the sink you notice the peak of a mountain of pans in the sink. That's when you being to think "Hmmmm, we only had one course, so, how come there are 6 pans in the sink?".
Once at the sink, you wade through the pans and discover the dirty dish jungle buried underneath. To add insult to injury, you have to take everything out of the sink to put the water and the soap in. Where you are going to put everything is anybodies guess. During washing the dirty plates and pans, you always find a one that needs a wee bit of elbow grease. Somehow, you manage to cover yourself with the mess that was on the plate and you get soaked in the process. Maybe,"Damn you!" are the first words to come to mind, or words to that effect.Honestly, don't you just wish there had been some warning beforehand? Something, anything, a sentence, a wink or a nudge would not have gone a miss! Some try to avoid capture by saying "I'm going to the pub,", or, "we will do them tomorrow,". This just so you don't see the mess they have left you. So that you will get a lovely surprise later on. Typical!!
After you have finished doing all the dishes and cleaning their mess, what happens? You guessed it "Could you make me a cup of tea, or, fetch me a beer honey?" they ask as they watch the TV. You could just pan them one with the frying pan, couldn't you? Who would blame you? But, trust me don't do it! No matter how tempting it is, the law says it's illegal at the minute. Should the law change in the foreseeable, then by all means, it's open season!