23 Jan '12, 5pm

[Daily Blog Reads] Who needs compliments? - Piers tried to pay me a compliment the other day. "Your skin is so smoo...

Piers tried to pay me a compliment the other day. “Your skin is so smooth,” he said. I was about to modestly protest when he added, “Like a pumpkin.” “What?” I said. “No, wait,” he said thoughtfully, “Pumpkins aren’t very smooth, are they?” “No, they’re not.” “Okay,” he tried again, “Your skin is as smooth as a peach.” Obviously, it wasn’t going very well. I said, “Huh?” He said, “Peaches have got these little hairs…” I made a face. “Are you calling me hairy??” “No, no, of course not,” he said defensively, “Peaches are not hairy.” “They’re fuzzy,” I told him. “That’s kinda smooth isn’t it?” “How is that smooth? It’s fuzzy!” He thought about it for a while, then said, “Okay, okay, not peach. What should it be then?” “Tofu,” I said. “Eew!” “What?” “Tofu is slimy!” he declared. “It’s not.” “Yes, it is!” “It’s a common analogy to say a girl’s skin is soft as tofu!” I said. (Ac...

Full article: http://sheylara.com/2012/01/who-needs-compliments/

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