Lip Flip

(Corrine K.! Thanks so much for the book! You're awesome. -JMG)

Story Sent in by Alberta:

I was wearing lipstick on my date with Mark. We were out at a restaurant together and he commented on it. "That's a pretty color. Do you have it with you?"

Flattered, I pulled it out of my purse and handed it to him.

He popped it open and applied it to his own lips.

"What are you doing?" I cried, "Give it back!"

He handed it back without fuss. But the damage was already done. And his lips looked pretty bad.

"So... you like the Dolphins, this year?" he asked me, changing the subject as if nothing strange had just happened.

That was our only date.


  1. So he's probably going by "Maria" these days now. You probably helped him make a life-changing choice.

  2. Well, some dudes like to wear makeup. There's nothing wrong with that at all.

    But if a stranger of whatever gender used my lipstick...eww, no.

  3. No there isn't. It's sometimes hard to be humorous when typing. I agree with you about strangers using personal items no matter how clean they appear.

  4. What's happened to this world?!! :/

  5. Well, if he was a redhead, Archie, he could have been going for that, or he could have been going for this look.

  6. I'm with Estasia --- that's about what I keep saying when I read most of these dates !

  7. Estasia: "What happened to this world?!!"

    Answer: The internet.

  8. Maybe he said "lipstick" but he meant chapstick.

    At least he didn't ask to use her deodorant.

    At least he didn't go all Zombie Dick on her.

  9. Oh god - The deodorant story Tourist of Life referenced...I can most seriously NOT scour the image out of my mind of that woman with a pits/crotch/ass encrusted roll-on deodorant in her purse....with cartoon sound effects (like that Hanna Barbera *bing bing bing bing* with popping bubbles sound) - and the lecherous Monty Python *wink wink nudge nudge* from that vile date. I might grab my wallet, keys, and let th' damned purse burn down in my escape. Yeah okay brrr --- that bothered me hahah ! Thanks TOURIST OF LIFE !!


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