Sunday, June 15, 2008


I am not sure whether to laugh or cry over this email I received, but I decided you are grown up enough to decide for yourselves! Tracey


Men Are Just Happier People-- What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can be President. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park. Car mechanics tell you the truth. The world is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky. You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt. Same work, more pay. Wrinkles add character.Wedding dress $5000. Tux rental-$100. People never stare at your chest when you're talking to them. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all the time.

Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks. A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness. If someone forgets to invite you, he or she can still be your friend.

Your underwear is $8.95 for a three-pack. Three pairs of shoes are more than enough. You almost never have strap problems in public. You are unable to see wrinkles in your clothes.. Everything on your face stays its original color. The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades. You only have to shave your face and neck.

You can play with toys all your life. One wallet and one pair of shoes -- one color for all seasons. You can wear shorts no matter how your legs look. You can "do" your nails with a pocket knife. You have freedom of choice concerning growing a mustache.

You can do Christmas shopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in 25 minutes.

No wonder men are happier.

Send this to the women who can handle it and to the men who will enjoy reading it.

Tracey's note...My only query is, what does 'everything on your face stays the original colour' refer too? oh...and I know stuff about tanks too-"never put a glass one within reach of your kids bunk bed!"


Clare said...

So true - so very true. Mind you my DH has got more pairs of shoes than I!!!!!!!!!!

Susie said...

This is all pretty true. I don't get the colors on the face either!
How is your little girl???
Hope she's making a good recovery :)

Annie said...

yes...a little depressing!

Catherine said...

It is rather depressing! All too true.
I don't get the same colours on the face though -- maybe a reference to make-up fading?

Owens Family Adventures said...

I've always wondered why they seemed so much I know. Thank you for shedding light on their little known secrets! Men! Bah!

Carol said...

Yeah what is with the undies prices, it's so not fair. But I must admit hubby can spend longer on the phone than me.

Have I ever told you, our first phone call ever to each other, he rang me long distance and the phone call went for six and a half HOURS !!!! ROFLMAO