The Good Napkins

Old 11-23-2011, 09:52 AM
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The Good Napkins

This is too good to not share. I think we are the last generation to know what 'napkins' are. THE GOOD NAPKINS... Ahhhhh. The joys of having Girls...
My mother taught me to read when I was four years old (her first mistake). One day, I was in the bathroom and noticed one of the cabinet doors was ajar. I read the box in the cabinet. I then asked my mother why she was keeping ''napkins' in the bathroom. Didn't they belong in the kitchen? Not wanting to burden me with unnecessary facts, she told me that those were for 'special occasions' (her second mistake). Now fast forward a few months.... It's Thanksgiving Day, and my folks are leaving to pick up my uncle and his wife for dinner. Mom had assignments for all of us while they were gone. Mine was to set the table. When they returned, my uncle came in first and immediately burst into laughter. Next came his wife who gasped, then began giggling. Next came my father, who roared with laughter. Then came Mom, who almost died of embarrassment when she saw each place setting on the table with a 'special occasion' Kotex napkin at each plate, with the fork carefully arranged on top. I had even tucked the little tail in so they didn't hang off the edge!! My mother asked me why I used these and, of course, my response sent the other adults into further fits of laughter. 'But, Mom, you said they were for special occasions!!!'
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LOL!! I can remember my stepmom keeping a box of wax paper sandwich bags in the bathroom for "disposal" (her and 3 teenage girls). Had an obnoxious uncle who came to visit and ragged her about why she had wax paper bags in the bathroom.
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Hilarious, I am still laughing as I type.
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Oh, that's delightful!!!! Thanks for the laugh!
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:33 AM
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This story is priceless. Thank you for sharing.
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Old 11-24-2011, 05:55 AM
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that is so cute love it.
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hahahahah that is a good one !! thanks for the laugh !!
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Haha Thats awesome!!!
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Too funny-a story to pass along!
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Omg hilarious!
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