Dec 12, 2011

Song #49

Church yesterday, the cantor directs us to page #49 of the hymnal.  Page 49 was stuck to page 48.  I wedged my finger in there and carefully pried them apart, afraid I was going to rip one.  

Inspected the page and noticed a plump dried booger hiding there in the lower right-hand corner.  That puppy welded the leafs together like crazy glue.  Song #49 is Patience, People.  Apparently, the gentleman/toddler/wild baboon clutching the hymnal the prior week was lacking patience to the degree that they invoked the pick and wipe method rather than unloading into a hanky.  

I tried to ignore and sing Patience, People, but it was too late.  No sound, but my stomach was going up and down as I suppressed a laugh before communion. 

Pigtails caught on, she covered her mouth and pointed, then we both cracked up.  Once you start laughing, it's hard to stop.

Who does that, uses a hymnal as a Kleenex?

-Beard

7 comments:

  1. Gross. I'm staying away from your church fo sho. Funny that you and Pigtails both cracked up tho. Pretty sure putting boogers on hymnals is a sin somewhere.

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  2. No kidding, Holy water couldn't wipe away the filth that is Song #49.

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  3. Christina does stuff like that I'd imagine. She'll never know I wrote that. Bad thing about cracking up in church...hard to stop it.

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  4. Yeah, Christina never checks back on comment responses. So we could call her a chronic hymnal wiper and she'd never know it. Nor sue us for libel.

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  5. I've been advised by counsel to retract my above statement, and say publically for the record that Christina is an upstanding young lady and wouldn't do such a thing. Besides, it was probably my kid anyway.

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  6. Cari, I think you're in the clear since you were referring to the other Christina. You know, the one without the mustache and the one that does shave her pits for Movember.

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  7. Heathens. Both of you hymnal corrupters.

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