If I Was Going to Commit a Crime, This Would Not Be My First Choice

So you know how you get up early to go to work on a Monday morning, and you’re kind of cranky, and you put the key in the door to your office/classroom as you think about how much you would rather be in bed and you get the door open and LIGHTS START FLASHING AND SOMEONE STARTS YELLING AT YOU, “ROBO!  ROBO!  ROBO!”

And you have no idea why you are being yelled at because you took 4 years of French in high school, not Spanish, because you lived in Louisiana at the time and there was never any indication you were ever going to move to Texas but you did have some vague impression that you might somehow end up in Paris at some point so your ignorance of both Spanish and French (because, let’s face it, it’s been 25 years since you had to conjugate a verb) leads you to believe that someone is shouting Tony Romo’s last name at you as you drop all of your bags to the floor and wonder if you should wait to be tackled by a Dallas Cowboy or get the heck out of the room before the police come and arrest you for breaking into your own office/classroom.

And it’s 7:15 a.m.

And you have had no caffeine yet.

And then the disembodied voice switches to English and starts yelling that you have violated an area protected by a security system and you better leave immediately or he will start yelling at you in Spanish again.

And you say, “Muy bien!  Yo no quiero estar aquí de todos modos!” after looking it up on Google Translate on your smart phone.

And you go home and back to bed.

After you change your underwear.

You mean your day didn’t start like that?

Not as alarmed as I was. http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=z5WCPPMIjA4zrM&tbnid=SAWC-ceBF1MbLM:&ved=&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.burnabrain.com%2Fthis-door-is-alarmed%2F&ei=561sUdHWJ4m5qQHCyYCoAg&bvm=bv.45175338,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNGYEubssBTL6a2eg6Rzjud6PB2z1Q&ust=1366163304002704

Not half as alarmed as I was.  
photo credit:  burnabrain.com





Posted on April 15, 2013, in Humor, Work and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 22 Comments.

  1. As Stephen King has been known to write: SSDD. I hope that’s not true in your case.

  2. Ah I could see myself in a situation like this.

  3. Sorry! You must have gotten MY Monday morning by mistake 😉

  4. What a start! Sounds like now you know to be a little better prepared in the morning with caffeine and a change of underwear in your teacher bag. Do we get to hear why this happen?

  5. Sounds like a fun morning. I think we can all agree that this Monday just sucked for everyone. Also, I pinned that picture months ago on Pinterest and I still think it’s hilarious.

  6. Suddenly my monday morning doesn’t look so bad!

  7. Breaking into WORK? Yeah. That would not be the sign of a smart criminal. I’m sure you’d be a SMART criminal. Maybe break into Dunkin Donuts first….

  8. Oh but it sounds like so much fun! A great story to tell the kids! I bet they really liked the changing your underwear part and maybe didn’t quite get it at first and had to ask and then had to stifle a little chuckle.

  9. i will reiterate genevieve’s comment – breaking into work? sign of a sick mind. ;o) hope your tuesday is shaping up much better.

  10. And I thought my monday morning was shitty.

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