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Roses are red...
This Sunday is Mother's Day in France. The company provided everybody with a rose for the employees to give to their mothers. Only this time with a difference. The person in charge of late shift decided that my cow-orker and myself, being the only two blokes left in the building, could hand roses to the girls... and give them a kiss on each cheek as well.
Just think, in lesser countries, I could scream about sexual harrassment, loss of dignity, trauma... Hehe... But the flip side, I guess, is "oh my God, we have to kiss him!".
Of course, I decided to play along with it, so I grabbed a big sticky label and wrote on it "Je suis un célibataire!" and a smiley heart. That got a big giggle from everybody.
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|Rick, 1st June 2010, 04:59|
I should point out, it was the cheek-kissing thing that French people do. This was no full-on snog, thankfully...
|Rob, 1st June 2010, 17:35|
How many girls were there, incidentally?
|Rick, 1st June 2010, 18:56|
Um... About twelve.
To give the infamous quote: girls are like domain names - all the good ones are taken.
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