Friday, February 22, 2013

Arnold from “Make a Difference”

A friend of mine was trying to describe Gary Coleman from Diff’rent Strokes and completely mangled it. This happens to me all the time, so I was sympathetic to her plight.

My most egregious fumble is now a running joke. One day at work, two co-workers and I had on similarly colored shirts* and someone joked that we were all in a boy band together. “Yeah,” I said, “like Boyz 2 Nite”, which, as you can guess, I meant to say, “Boyz 2 Men”. But the damage was done. So whenever the three of us get together, it’s a Boyz 2 Nite reunion.

*Blue, I believe