Flip Flop Flying

You try to be nice…

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Earlier on, I was walking down Pappelallee and had to do a quick sidestep before I stood in a big spilled-curry of a diarrhoea-y dog poo. Thankfully I didn’t step in it. On my way back home, I noticed another fellow doing the same little dance. He was lucky, too.

Fast forward a few hours and the street is dark. That particular stretch of the street has a broken street light. With my earlier jig in mind, I hugged the wall as I went past the poo area. Now, I was in quite a good mood, so when I saw a woman pushing a stroller right in the direction of the poo, I said (in German), “Excuse me-“, and before I could warn her of her imminent shit-covered shoes and/or stroller wheels, she ran off into a sprint, like she’s just come face to face with The Yorkshire Ripper.

I was shocked that I could provoke such a reaction, and watched as she scurried right through the poo zone. One of her feet skidded a little as she did this. Maybe it was a bunch of wet autumn leaves. Maybe not.

Written by Craig

November 7th, 2007 at 5:40 pm

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  1. I think it might be the beard.


    7 Nov 07 at 23:08

  2. i couldnt blame her,
    almost anything said in german sounds menacing…


    8 Nov 07 at 01:34

  3. almost anything said in german sounds menacing…

    yes, especially to german people…


    11 Nov 07 at 15:17

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