- Pri: Ma, my friend wants to go to a strip club for her birthday, can I go?
- Mom: Tell her 'no, not unless my mom goes first, ok'?
- Pri: ... Wait, what?
- Mom: I want to go, I never been there, and then you can go later if I like it. New experience with almost naked people.
- Pri: ... What?
- Mom: I want to experience life you know, maybe I will find it at strip club.
- Pri: ...*feels weird*
omg I just had to explain to my immigrant mom that Carly Rae Jepson doesn’t literally mean to call her “Maybe”, as in she wants to go by the name Maybe, but that instead she wants the boy to perhaps call her later.
My moms face while I explained this to her
-former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice
April 30, 2012
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