a peek inside the fishbowl

30 Oct, 2006

Phrase of the day

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life

“GIRLS, that doesn’t SOUND like TIDYING!*”

*pronounced TIE-DEE-ING and delivered in sing song.

I hate that I have to say it twentyplustimes. I think they’re playing horse. And I’m very close to losing my cool.


1 Response to "Phrase of the day"

1 | Mark

October 30th, 2006 at 5:19 pm


WHAT !!! You stopped tidying to post to your blog. Now THAT doesn’t sound like tidying.

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