What does the world cost? Oh well, then we'll just take a small coke.

Monday, May 19, 2008

25 Reasons Not to Defenestrate Yourself

1) The wooden desk in front of the window does not give freely.
2) The first pane of glass is painful.
3) The second pane of glass is painful.
4) The plastic molding holding the panes of glass together are stubborn.
5) The plastic dividers on the window are not amenable to breakage.
6) The screen.
7) The drop.
8) The landing.
9) The cost of cleaning up the mess.
10) The cost of repairing the window.
11) Explaining to relatives.
12) There are better ways of leaving a building.
13) Gravity.
14) The laundry.
15) The emulative friends.
16) The friends who won't understand.
17) The friends who will understand.
18) The difficulty of reentering the building.
19) The people on the ground.
20) Trees and other scratchy green things.
21) Your back.
22) Your knees.
23) The fun doesn't last.
24) The "fun" may end up lasting.
25) It's not original.


The Lion Times said...


Mrs. L said...

And to have a "safe" landing, you need to find a pile of manure!

Lazrkitty said...


Anonymous said...

"16) The friends who won't understand.
17) The friends who will understand."
Very nice. I laughed quite loudly when I read the above quotation.