Trash Tortures

Here is the argument (verbatim) that Hub and I had this morning.

Hub:  “Who keeps throwing all of these Q-Tips on the floor behind the trash can?”

Me:  “Not me, it must be Laura.” (yes, I will throw my daughter under the bus if it will shut my husband up when I’m reading).

Hub:  “Well, I think it’s disgusting that every time I empty the bedroom trash can, I have to pick up used Q-tips.”

Me:  “Then don’t empty the trash can, I’ll do it.”

Hub:  “That’s not the point, the point is…”

Me:  (interrupting the boring monologue that was going to start) “Seriously?  Are you seriously asking me about used Q-tips?  Do you really think I give a shit about those Q-tips?  I’ll tell you what, I’m gonna start putting my initials on every Q-tip that I use.  No,  No, this is better!!!  Instead of throwing away my Q-tips, I’m gonna start shoving them up my ass after I use them and then you won’t have to worry about finding them on the floor, how d’ya like that idea?????!!!”

Hub:  “Whose used cotton balls are these?”

34 years and counting.

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4 Responses to Trash Tortures

  1. Poolie says:

    I can hear it all now! How funny!

  2. catsoul says:

    That is sooooooooooooo funny. Dealing with my husband’s fingernails and toenail cuttings entered my head. You write soooooooooooo well. Have a good day. Thanks for bringing me a good laugh so early today. =^..^=

  3. Oh man – that sounds SO like something my hubby would do. He’s constantly bitching about the mess on my desk and on my nightstand. Geez Louise!

  4. Mama Monroe says:

    That could be an exact conversation in this house!! I love it! Except I have no one to throw under the bus when I’m trying to read! LOL I try to throw Gus under the bus occasionally, however. Sometimes it actually works 🙂 42 years and counting….

    What’s your “name” on the knitting site so I can “buddy” you? I’m ‘YankeeChick’…….surprise! Haha

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