Friday, December 16, 2005

go on now walk out the door just turn around now 'cause you're not welcome anymore

I love comments like Zen Wizard's from yesterday, implying that it would be boring to hang out with a bunch of knitters, particularly because he is a lawyer.

Last night, a bunch of us knitters and FOKs (friends of knitters) almost got into a rumble with a buncha lawyers. Lawyers with fauxhawks. Lawyers with fauxhawks and turned-up collars and yellow Ralph Lauren Polo crewneck sweaters who started it anyway. And the bar was on our side and gave us (Jess) carte blanche to sucker punch the lawyers. We were told that nothing we could do would get us thrown out.

Why didn't we? Out of sheer friendship for the birthday girl whose celebration it was.

But we're boring people to hang out with.


Anonymous jess said...

A FAUXHAWK!!! i had to, he was asking for it. i was defending our people. my head hurts just thinking about his mixed subculture 'style.' he was egging me on. if it hadnt been her birthday....

12:05 PM  
Anonymous Imbrium said...

Hrm...I could hang out with knitters or, tough decision.

You know...because lawyers are just so interesting....*yawn*

Right. Knitters it is.

1:44 PM  
Blogger Janice in GA said...

Ok, define "boring people" in this contest. I've NEVER been in a knitting group where a fight threatened to break out! That's the antithesis of boring!

3:23 PM  
Blogger jenifleur said...

what kind of self respecting bar lets lawyers in anyway?

6:01 PM  
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1:20 AM  
Blogger Rabbitch said...

Lawyers? In a bar? Still able to talk coherently enough to start a fight?

Musta been before noon.

1:21 AM  
Anonymous La said...

OMG, Lawyers telling anyone else they're boring? Talk about the pot calling the kettle....

I work with 4 of them, I know! You'd have beat their asses!

2:09 AM  
Blogger dragon knitter said...

gloria gaynor rules! you should have sang that at that dingbat with the fauxhawk. boring, indeed. he's never been to our sit & knit nights. one lady was making a lemur, and kept waving the tail at people asking them if they wanted a little. indeed. boring. whatever

11:19 PM  
Blogger Zen Wizard said...

Lawyers are exciting!!

Put down your knitting and turn on BOSTON LEGAL!!!!

Now, if you'll excuse me, I need to save the world, and then have sex with multiple partners...

6:54 PM  

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