Wednesday, January 18, 2012

What I Want in a Man

I read this on a paper place mat at a Japanese buffet restaurant and had to share with you guys. It gave me something to ponder on while chewing on my salmon sushis and sashimis. I am now at the Revised List (age 42). :D

What I Want in a man, Original List
  1. Handsome
  2. Charming
  3. Financially successful
  4. A caring listener
  5. Witty
  6. In good shape
  7. Dresses with style
  8. Appreciates finer things
  9. Full of thoughtful surprises

What I Want in a man, Revised List (age 32)
  1. Nice looking
  2. Opens car doors, pulls back chairs
  3. Has enough money for a nice dinner
  4. Listens more than talks
  5. Laughs at my jokes
  6. Carries bags of groceries with ease
  7. Owns at least one tie
  8. Appreciates a good home-cooked meal
  9. Remembers birthdays and anniversaries

What I Want in a man, Revised List (age 42)
  1. Not too ugly
  2. Doesn't drive off until I am in the car
  3. Works steady-splurges on dinner out occasionally
  4. Nods head when I'm talking
  5. Usually remembers punch lines of jokes
  6. Is in good enough shape to rearrange the furniture
  7. Wears a shirt that covers his stomach
  8. Remembers to put the toilet seat down
  9. Shaves most weekends

What I Want in a man, Revised List (age 52)
  1. Keeps hair in nose and ears trimmed
  2. Doesn't belch or scratch in public
  3. Doesn't borrow money too often
  4. Doesn't nod off to sleep when I'm venting
  5. Doesn't re-tell the jokes too many times
  6. Is in good enough shape to get off the couch on weekends
  7. Usually wears matching socks and fresh underwear
  8. Appreciates a good TV dinner
  9. Remembers your name on occasion
  10. Shaves some weekends

What I Want in a man, Revised List (age 62)
  1. Doesn't scare small children
  2. Remembers where the bathroom is
  3. Doesn't require much money for upkeep
  4. Only snores lightly when asleep
  5. Remembers why he's laughing
  6. Is in good shape enough to stand up by himself
  7. Usually wears some clothes
  8. Likes soft foods
  9. Remembers where he left his teeth
  10. Remembers that it's the weekend

What I Want in a man, Revised List (age 72)
  1. Breathing
  2. Doesn't miss the toilet

Monday, January 16, 2012

Membeli cermin mata di KL Sentral

Yesterday I finally went to see the optometrist and get a new pair of glasses. The young man who attended to me was very polite and always had the right words to say. Sales pitch kena bagus kan, barulah customer nak duduk dan mencuba semua frame spek mata dan membeli.

After trying out what seemed to be the 100th pair of frame, I got what I wanted and proceeded into the small dark room to have my eyes checked. He was very reassuring and told me to relax and focus as he did his job. Sambil-sambil tu ada la small talk sikit.

-Kakak...itu abang kat luar ha, dia kata kakak kerja mekanik, betul ke?
-Dia kata apa lagi?
-Takde apa. Itu saja dia kata.
-Ohhh. Ya la. Eh kalau saya jadi mekanik pun ok jugak?
-Yaaa...memang apa kerja pun baik. Tapi saya tengok akak kalau jadi cikgu pun ok maa.
-Kenapa awak cakap macam tu?
-Kakak jangan marah tau saya cakap. Tapi saya tengok kakak macam cikgu sebab kakak suka instruct buat itu ini.
-Eh mana ada? Pandai-pandai je kau ni Eddie. Dah tolong pergi ke luar tu ambik handbag saya. Tertinggal kat luar tu, atas kerusi.

And he left this woman who was in total denial, while muttering to himself something that sounded like "Haiya say oso no use."