Sunday, June 22, 2008

Public Service Announcement

I got hit on today at church. That doesn't happen very often. But as with most things in my life these days, it was funny.

I was at the singles ward with my old DC roommate. We just sung the intermediate hymn. It was a good ten minutes after the song that suddenly the guy next to me passes me a note.
"You have a nice beautiful boice. Do you like to be in a choir?"
(spelling is his, not mine.)
I politely thanked him and waited till after church to speak to him. He shook my hand several times and said he would like to see me again.
He just forgot one little thing- to ask me for my name.

So this is my public service announcement for the day. Men, if you are interested in a girl, compliments will get you far. No question about it. But if you really want to see something happen, always ask for her name. Trust me on this one, cause if you don't ask her for it, she will remember that more than anything else at the end of the conversation.

1 comment:

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