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AIBU... to want to know where the broken glass went??

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Copy Sun 03-Mar-19 11:31:33

OK, I am very confused right now and I hope someone can help.

I have just done some washing up, and was drying a wine glass. Deep in my thoughts, I obviously applied a little too much pressure because I felt it ping in my hand and some glass fell on the floor (main part of the glass was still in my hand). I put the main part down, picked up two pieces from the floor. Couldn't see any more glass, so I checked against the broken part to see the pieces fitted. They didn't... it was clear that there was still a quite large piece missing.

So I looked to see where it had gone. No sign.

I have now hovered, poked about under the fridge and freezer, looked at all the surfaces in the kitchen... it is a very small kitchen. There was a bag of recycling on the floor when the glass broke.... I have been through the whole thing and transferred each item individually into a new bag. Still no glass. Where did it go?

Is it lurking somewhere, ready to leap out and attack me next time I go into the kitchen in bare feet? Or has it gone through a wormhole into a parallel universe?

QuestionableMouse Sun 03-Mar-19 11:33:33

That's so weird. Is it caught in the dishcloth or in something else in the sink?

AmericanHousewifeFan Sun 03-Mar-19 12:02:58

Glass can go a really long way, especially on tiles. The last time I broke a glass I found a piece about 30ft from where it dropped.

You are probably right though, glass can hide and pop out to attack you later grin

RestingBitchFaced Sun 03-Mar-19 12:05:21

I've done this, it's probably further away than you think. Make sure you don't go barefoot for a few days until you find it

rubydownstairs Sun 03-Mar-19 12:05:37

Meant to say I know you said it was a small kitchen but if a door was open I would be checking the hall/room beyond the door.

Ariela Sun 03-Mar-19 12:06:20

Still attached to the tea towel?

Fluffyears Sun 03-Mar-19 12:06:26

The little bastard is waiting for bare feet!

MsMightyTitanAndHerTroubadours Sun 03-Mar-19 12:06:29

Why the double post ....weird!!

MothertotheLordsofmisrule Sun 03-Mar-19 12:07:09

Check hair and clothes?

Not the same but I drop pins occasional when sewing and after searching the floor for ages they have been spotted in the folds of my clothing - often above the position I dropped it from confused.

Just in case the glass shard pinged upwards.

Pythonesque Sun 03-Mar-19 12:08:58

If I have to clear broken glass from my kitchen floor I usually aim to finish the clean-up by vacuuming thoroughly. (doesn't always happen though...)

troubleswillbeoutofsight Sun 03-Mar-19 12:13:09

It's always under a fridge / washing machine/ dishwasher ime

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