Saturday, February 1, 2014

Sugar In Your Pants

I know I'm not alone in my juvenile humor but I apologize in advance to My-Mother-The-Dowager-Duchess. I've been saving up and just finally couldn't help myself.

San Geraldo, since he started dieting, has switched from pouring sugar in his coffee to using those little packets of sugar substitute. Sugar is available in large dispensers on every table at Café Manila. Sugar substitute is doled out in individual packets on request. Typical of the often-clueless San Geraldo, the first time he asked Tynan for the fake sugar, he said, "Tynan, do you have any sugar in your pants?"

FAKE SUGAR... FROM HIS PANTS.

After giving San Geraldo the fake sugar he wanted, Tynan pulled something old and worn from his pants. His wallet. Inside was an even older and more worn empty sugar packet. He's been carrying it around for years I think, just because he found it funny (which is one of the reasons he's my friend). It's an actual brand of coffee called "India Mysore Nuggets."

MYSORE NUGGETS ... TRAVELED ALL THE WAY FROM SOUTHWEST INDIA.

This morning, Slushee noticed that we were fiddling with our table to get it to stop wobbling. She handed me a cardboard drinks coaster and said, "Here. Stick that under your short leg." She and I both blushed. I reflexively replied, "None of my legs are short." (And then I blushed more).

HELP FOR YOUR SHORT LEG.

San Geraldo asked for a fake sugar and Slushee reached into the pocket of her apron. I told her about how San Geraldo had asked Tynan if he had any sugar in his pants. Slushee said, "Well, mine is sweeter." She then said, "This conversation is now at an end."

REAL SUGAR AT ANOTHER CAFÉ.
BOTTLED WATER FOR THE "LOS ANGELES (L.A.) WORKING WOMAN"?
SAN GERALDO THINKS THIS SOUNDS LIKE IT SHOULD BE TREATED WITH ANTIBIOTICS.

Obviously, I won't grow up...

25 comments:

  1. Growing up is vastly over-rated!

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  2. "Sugar in his pants"? That's nuts!

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  3. Oh boy, that's CLASSIC! Great giggles this Saturday morning. Muchisimas gracias :)

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  4. My sore nuggets...definitely lost in translation. Thank you for a morning laugh.

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    1. Cheapchick:
      You'd think someone would have told that coffee company. Although, maybe they knew. It got US talking about them.

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  5. Palupa does sound like something unpleasant.

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    1. Stephen:
      I guess it's what comes after Cumbal and Mysore Nuggets.

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  6. Double entendres, juvenile humour.....very amusing.

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    1. Andrew:
      I missed out on juvenile humor the first time around.

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  7. Chortle! Thanks for the laugh.

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  8. A sense of humour and never growing up!!! Lot to be said for that. Ron keeps me young!

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    1. Jim:
      We all obviously have a lot to learn from Ron.

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  9. sugar in your pants sound scabrous.

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    1. Spo:
      It's all in one's point of view.

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    2. apparently mine is scabrous

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  10. Tynan is the Candy Man ;-)

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    1. Peter:
      Oh, Peter, you just opened a can of worms. Tynan had better be prepared to be serenaded the next time I see him! "Who can paint a rainbow?..."

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  11. This sugar story is very funny. I was just thinking of this story but told in French, it becomes a story you could not tell in polite company but still very funny.

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    1. Laurent:
      So, do you think my version was appropriate for polite company? Does it get worse in French?

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  12. I should think anyone's nuggets would be sore, what with all that reaching into the pants for sugar! ;0

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    1. Knatolee:
      Or at least itchy from all those granules.

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