Monday, 20 July 2009

Lessons in life pt. 27

They're coming thick and fast at the moment. Today's was:

When you are surreptitiously listening at work to an incredibly close cricket match between England and Australia (one headphone in your right ear that no-one walking past can see), and Freddie Flintoff gets Brad Haddin with the 10th ball of the day - do not do a pathetic Tim Henman-esque fist pump whilst shouting out 'YEEEESSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!' because you might be regarded as a bit of a weirdo by your colleagues whom, funnily enough, can't hear the commentary in your headphones.

6 comments:

Rachel Noy said...

Should have said you were so happy to be at work. Brownie points with the boss and all that.

Good ol' Freddie.

Red Squirrel said...

Rachel - thankfully he's not an aussie. I'd've been in big trouble otherwise :)

Sweet Cheeks said...

Well...the lesson here is to SIT on one's hands whilst secretly listening to the game.

Which now gives me pause to reflect on the phrase 'Sitting on my thumb'.

**glazed look, stares off into nothingness**

;-)

Red Squirrel said...

Sweet Cheeks - I'm not a very good one-handed typer though ;-)

Kevin Musgrove said...

You mean you didn't do the "nailed the prospects for thinking errors in that scenario, we're stonking in Solution City mode!" explanation? That's what I do. Works every time.

Mind you, my colleagues sing George Formby songs in the style of Leonard Cohen...

Red Squirrel said...

Kevin - if I ever said that then my colleagues (that are friends, anyway) have free licence to kill me.... :)