Excuses for not cutting the grass.

(37 Posts)
madas Sat 04-Aug-12 09:51:56

It seems like only yesterday i cut the bloody grass and now it neeeds doing again. How do i side step this odious task and avoid the wrath of she who must be obeyed.

FasterHigherBeardierDaddyman Sat 25-Aug-12 16:20:05

Have you considered napalm?

nickelcognito Sat 25-Aug-12 16:21:08

DH uses "I used to have time to mow the grass, now we've got a baby, I never have time"
wink

madas Sat 25-Aug-12 17:45:46

Pulled onto the drive having just got back from our holiday, first words she uttered "the grass needs a trim" i kid you not smile

TiggyD Sun 26-Aug-12 19:43:22

Just say "Men's trouble" and leave it at that.

mistlethrush Sun 26-Aug-12 19:48:24

DH uses the excuse that he's allergic to grass. He will start it for me on occasions though.

Pascha Sun 26-Aug-12 19:50:13

DH blew up the mower last weekend. Cost him £200 and he still didn't get out of it.

whatisallthefussabout Fri 14-Sep-12 21:40:33

get a goat :-)

Sam100 Fri 14-Sep-12 22:19:37

Cut the grass, take a photo from each window, have said photos printed out on life size paper, stick these to the windows, don't let your wife leave the house. This should buy you a few weeks! wink. May not work if the photos were taken on a sunny day and weather reports are all about torrential rain.

Balderdashandpiffle Sun 16-Sep-12 07:32:15

'She who must be obeyed'!!
You could always grow a pair?

If you don't want to do it, don't do it.
Get a gardener in, swap roles, slab it.

Balderdashandpiffle Sun 16-Sep-12 09:24:55

Or just get on with it.

You're not being asked to paint the Sistine Chapel.

madas Mon 17-Sep-12 15:39:42

Guess what? Its cut the bloody grass time again sad I have been sitting waiting for it to rain but no it just wants to be dull.

oscarwilde Wed 26-Sep-12 16:30:35

Buy her a spa weekend and astroturf it when she's away?
Seriously - life is too short - can't you find a local teenager and give him £5 a week to run the mower around or have you got acres to cut?

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