Archive for the ‘Pregnancy’ Category

But That’s Universal Health Care for You

Big burly man, earnestly: So then he said, “my wife is in labor,” but I didn’t exactly know what that meant.
English man, in disbelief: What? What did you think it meant?
Big burly man: I dunno… Um, like, just pregnant?
English man: So what did you say?
Big burly man: I just said, “yeah, that sucks for you.“
English man: Wow, he must have thought you were a real asshole.
Big burly man: Haha, yeah. And then she had the baby in the apartment.
(long pause)
Big burly man: So, anyway, now the building’s hot water’s not working.


Overheard by: trying not to laugh

You Might As Well Face It, You’re Addicted to Lumps

Very pregnant woman surrounded by misbehaving children: Pregnancy is just such a gift. I mean, I feel so blessed. Like, this is what my body was made for, you know? I just feel so much more complete when I’m pregnant. Knowing that I’m growing this life…
Young woman behind her in line, interrupting: Madam? You are a walking advertisement for mandatory birth control.

Seattle, Washington

Overheard by: The guy applauding her