Friday, June 09, 2006

Offside Rule For Girls

Got this sent on e-mail, it explains it quite well.

In preparation for the World Cup, the "offside rule" explained for women:

You're in a shoe shop, second in the queue for the till. Behind the shop
assistant on the till is a pair of shoes which you have seen and which you must have.

The female shopper in front of you has seen them also and is eyeing them
with desire.

Both of you have forgotten your purses.

It would be rude to push in front of the first woman if you had no money to
pay for the shoes.

The shop assistant remains at the till waiting.

Your friend is trying on another pair of shoes at the back of the shop and
sees your dilemma.

She prepares to throw her purse to you.

If she does so, you can catch the purse, then walk round the other shopper
and buy the shoes!

At a pinch she could throw the purse ahead of the other shopper and "whilst
it is in flight" you could nip around the other shopper, catch the purse and buy the shoes!

BUT, you must always remember that until the purse has "actually been thrown", it would be plain wrong for you to be in front of the other shopper and you would be OFFSIDE!

5 Comments:

At 9:42 pm, Blogger Martin said...

Oh dear.

 
At 11:05 pm, Blogger Katie said...

not that i didn't understand it before, it's just that little bit clearer now!shoes are goooooooooooooooooooooooood!
ps i'm free that weekend in july if you've got a spare hour...

 
At 10:06 am, Blogger big dave said...

planning to go to rfc sunday...

 
At 10:04 pm, Blogger Katie said...

hurrah!

 
At 8:54 am, Blogger Alltraders Blog said...

You can't be offside from a throw !

 

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