ok heres one that'll make you laugh! Or maybe not.....
powder28 · 20/03/2007 08:05
A friend of mine once said to me
'How do i teach my child that people who shop in morissons are dirty?'
She also said she once invited a friend of her ds1 over to play because she thought 'it would be good for him to have a black friend'
Then when she realised this woman lived in a council house she didnt want to meet up with her again.
I think she may have lost the plot
This is absolutely true by the way, I know it seems completely ludicrous. Anyone else had any similar comments made to them?
powder28 · 20/03/2007 08:17
I thnk i may have failed her suitability test because she has not been to see me and has not invited me over with my kids. In fact she ignores my texts and i only found out she was pregnant again when i wished her happy new year and asked 'are you with child number three yet?' and she replied about three days later saying she was over halfway through.
zippitippitoes · 20/03/2007 08:25
the black friend thing doesn't surprise me at all
imo this is exactly how people do behave over various things"trophy" friends to reflect back on themselves favourably to help the image they like to make
it extends to all sorts of things where being seen to hold a view is much more important than actually holding it
it's called coat tailing or something
Gingermonkey · 20/03/2007 08:56
It was the morrisons bit that amused me so much. (The having a token black friend is just sad). Does she live in Wakefield, because the Morrisons in the Ridings Shopping Centre does have an unnaturally high proportion of dirty looking people and people that if you get close to them (such as the check out queue) smell funny, which I have pointed out to my DH (I know this because I often shop there, so I am one of them!!!!!) However, we have another morrisons and that is much nicer and full of people with access to baths and showers
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