Future Weird, Creepy Guy?
So, my 11 year old boy walks in the door from school. His usual routine follows: kick shoes off, drop backpack in the hallway, ask Mom to play X-Box...
But wait. Something's different, something's amiss...with his pants.
Puzzled and really curious, I ask, "Brad, why are your pants unbuttoned?"
He lifts his shirt to check and says, "Oh. Um...yeah..."
I ask WHY... "Are they too tight? Do you need more pants?"
He answers, "No, not at all!"
Ok, let's try again. "Brad. WHY are your pants unbuttoned and, now that I take a closer look, halfway unzipped?"
"Because," he explains, "when I have to go to the bathroom, it takes too long to unbutton them!"
I'm afraid to ask. "Do you wear you pants like that all day long?"
Ok, this is a boy who refuses to get a haircut for fear of looking "dumb." Yet, he thinks nothing of going through an entire day of Middle School with his pants undone.
I wonder if Levis makes velcro-fly jeans...
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