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LuLu Nov 24th, 2008 05:12 PM

Rome Negativity
 
A good reminder not to grouch !!!!! xx KK
>
> Negative People
>
> This is something to think about when negative people are
> doing their
> best to rain on your parade.
> So remember this story the next time someone who knows
> nothing, and
> cares less, tries to make your life miserable.
>
> 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," explained 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
> who
> waited on me hand and foot. And the hotel was great!
> They'd just
> finished a $5 million remodeling job,
> 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 you 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 hairdo?"



mariebut Nov 24th, 2008 05:33 PM

Fantastic, what a great laugh!!!

Dayle Nov 24th, 2008 05:41 PM


That is great! Mille grazie for the laugh.

LowCountryIslander Nov 24th, 2008 06:13 PM

Thanks for the giggle LuLu! :)

LoveItaly Nov 24th, 2008 06:34 PM

Love it LuLu! Thanks for the good laugh.

SmileDarling Nov 25th, 2008 05:43 AM

lol, this was a very sweet joke :)


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