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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Nowhere Man, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man

    May 22, 2003
    North Port, FL
    This is something to think about when negative people are doing their
    to rain on your parade.
    > A woman was at her hairdresser's getting her hair styled
    > for a trip to Rome with her husband. She mentioned the
    > trip to the hairdresser, who responded, "Rome? Why would
    > anyone want to go there? It's crowded and dirty.
    > You're crazy to go to Rome.
    > So, how are you getting there?"
    > We're taking Continental," was the reply. "We got a
    > great rate!" "Continental?" exclaimed the hairdresser.
    > "That's a terrible airline. Their planes are old, their
    > flight attendants are ugly and they're always late.
    > So, where are you staying in Rome?" "We'll be at this
    > exclusive little place over on Rome's Tiber River
    > called Teste." "Don't go any further. I know that place. Everybody
    thinks it's gonna be something special and
    > exclusive, but it's really a dump, the worst hotel in
    > the city! The rooms are small, the service is surly and
    > they're overpriced.
    > So, whatcha' doing when you get there?" "We're going to
    > go to see the Vatican and we hope to see the Pope."
    > "That's rich," laughed the hairdresser, "You and a million
    > other people trying to see him. He'll look the size of an ant.
    > Boy, good luck on this lousy trip of yours. You're going
    > to need it."
    > A month later, the woman again came in for a hairdo. The hairdresser
    asked her about her trip to Rome.
    > "It was wonderful!" exclaimed the woman, "Not only were we
    > on time in one of Continental's brand new planes, but it
    > was overbooked and they bumped us up to first class. The
    > food and wine were wonderful, and I had a handsome 28-year-old steward
    waited on me hand and foo t.
    > And the hotel was great! They'd just finished a $5 million remodeling
    and now it's a jewel, the finest hotel in the
    > city. They, too,were overbooked, so they apologized and gave
    > us their owner's suite at no extra charge!"
    > Well," muttered the hairdresser, "that's all well and good, but I know
    didn't get to see the Pope."
    > "Actually, we were quite lucky, because as we toured the Vatican
    > a Swiss Guard tapped me on the shoulder and explained that the
    > Pope likes to meet some of the visitors, and if I'd be so kind
    > as to step into his private room and wait the Pope would
    > personally greet me.
    > Sure enough, five minutes later, the Pope walked through the door and
    shook my hand! I knelt down and he spoke a few words to me."
    > "Oh, really! What'd he say?"
    > He said, "Where'd you get the crappy haircut?