January 06, 2004
Mrs M absolutely hates it when I tease her with the line "I've got big news but I'll tell you later." Personally I am just as liable to forget there's big news in the offing if someone says that to me. But such a sentence will tend to send her into a bout of profound and constant questioning until I crack and tell her. I'm going to see how many of you are the same.
I've got big news but I'll tell you later.posted by Simon on 01.06.04 at 04:35 PM in the
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The Big News
Excerpt: The overwhelming patience you've all shown has paid off. I am proud to announce that Mrs M is prgenant, yet again. It is still early days and she's suffering terrible morning sickness but so far our attempt to over-populate the...
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As a woman, I can tell you that that sentence winds me up, too. As does "I've bought you something, but it's a surprise."
Any judge in the world will let a woman off for killing her spouse if the guy says stuff like that!posted by: Helen on 01.06.04 at 05:57 PM [permalink]
OK so what is the tentative date for the interview about you and your blog?
And which publication?
Cheers :-)posted by: Ron on 01.06.04 at 06:24 PM [permalink]
Let me guess. Based on the strength of that brilliant Best Man speech a publisher is offering you a huge advance on a Toastmaster book series titled "Simon Says Laugh... please.".
PCposted by: Paul USA on 01.07.04 at 12:42 AM [permalink]
The cynical half in me asks what news could you know that would be both big, not known to 1/2 the world already and something I would be interested in knowing.
The other half wants to throttle you. TELL US ALREADY!posted by: kennycan on 01.07.04 at 02:46 PM [permalink]
Soon enough, my friends. I'm saving it for a slow blog day.posted by: Simon on 01.07.04 at 02:58 PM [permalink]