I Take Pride in Staying in the Lines

Mom: Stop watching Sponge Bob, it makes your brain tired. You need to color so you can focus better.
Me: Its entirely too early on a Monday morning to already be this drunk mother.
Mom: I’ll have you know I am not drunk. It was on the news this morning they did a study with 6 year olds and determined that Sponge Bob made their brains tired. Think about how relaxed I am after coloring.
Me: I’m more concerned that you are comparing my brain to that of a 6 year old.
Mom: No you are missing the point. If it makes a 6yr old brain tired, it has to affect a grown up brain too. They just probably couldn’t get any grownups to take the test.
Me: They probably tried to find a group, but they were too busy coloring. I say we do our own study, but turn it into a drinking game. Every time Mr. Crabs says ‘SPONGE BOB!!’ we have to take a drink. When the show is over we have a coloring competition to see who can stay in the lines
Mom: you know I would win, I take pride in staying in the lines

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    • 1.  Annie

      I sent this to my mom and this was her response: “Sponge Bob always kind of scared me. All his alien-looking friends scared me, too.
      Is Mr. Crabs a real name?

      September 20, 2011 at 3:07 am

    • 2.  linda

      Actually that could be a pretty funny game.

      December 8, 2011 at 2:17 pm

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