I’ll try being nicer if you try being smarter!

I’m a realist. Most people would argue with me and call me a full-blown pessimist, but they suck, and you should just ignore them. I’m a realist.

In my mind, things are the way they are. Some stuff is good. Some stuff is bad. I try very hard to just let stuff go. If you’ve read my blog for some time, you’re probably thinking I’m full of crap, since I rant about everything. But it’s all in a joking tone and more often than not, I find it funny. You do too. YOU DO TOO, dammit.


I’m not a fan of lying. I don’t pretend to like people I don’t like. I don’t pretend to like things I don’t like. I don’t do what I don’t want to do, just because it’s what most people think it’s what I should. I ams what I ams. I don’t lie, I don’t pretend.

So of course, here come my list of ‘Most Annoying Things To Lie About and/or Pretend’.  Cuz, you’re not fooling anybody! The jig is up! Here we go:

“No really, it’s my hair.”
Please. PLEASE. Please, stop pretending you are not bald. Or balding. Everybody knows you’re wearing a rug. The jig is up. It’s okay, I assure you. I’d much rather stare at a tiny patch of reflective scalp than spend all day trying to avert my gaze from the painfully obvious lines where your toupee is welded to your skull.

It’s just hair. We understand that men lose it. We’re cool with that. Don’t pretend you have some when you don’t, cuz then it’s gonna get real awkward later on when it flies away in the wind. Nobody wants you to look like Donald Trump, so just don’t.






– “I’m a girl, so I can wear high heeled shoes”
Okay. No. Just because you were born with more estrogen than testosterone, it doesn’t mean you can walk in heels. If you can’t walk in heels, STOP PRETENDING like you can.

 hate walking behind you, watching you teeter around like a drunk, limping monkey. There’s cute flats out there, go buy some of those. You’re not fooling anybody. Just because you haven’t fallen down doesn’t mean we’re buying the act. You aren’t even straightening your knees and your ankles are about to break. Quit it. You can’t walk in heels. Accept it, stop pretending you can, and buy a damn pair of sneakers. GAWD.

“Yeah, so you like my Louis Vuitton bag?”
I don’t understand knockoffs. I don’t. Why are you pretending that you have money when you don’t? I can tell that your garishly coloured, vinyl bag is clearly NOT a Louis Vuitton or a Coach bag…..the Coach bags have C’s on them, NOT O’s! And even if you do manage to score a good knockoff, I know you’re pretending, because nobody with a real Louis Vuitton bag is riding the bus beside me, with bags full of no-name Cheerios from the local discount grocery store. You fail. Give up the lie. It’s okay. Buy a nice bag with the money that you do have, it’s alright.

-“All I eat is salad!”
Uh huh. Right. I don’t know how many people with more fat rolls than limbs have tried to pretend this one. Dude, you’re fat. It’s okay. Truly, it is. I don’t care what you shove into your mouth, honestly. Just stop pretending that all you eat is celery and salad, because clearly that isn’t the case. Look, I binge on Ben & Jerry’s too, I’m just saying.

– “I no understand!”
Okay, so I have spoken to you several times. We’ve conversed pleasantly while I was talking to you as my client, or while I was ordering something from you at the coffee place. But all of a freaking sudden, when I have a problem or a question that you don’t like, your accent becomes a lot stronger and you don’t understand what I’m saying. I call bullshit, you assmonkey. Just because you’re bilingual doesn’t mean you can avoid my English wrath. Ohhhh no, it doesn’t work like that. Stop lying to me. You don’t think I’ll learn a nasty phrase in your language? Oh my friend, how you underestimate me.

– “You should really be on this conference call, it’s tres important”
HA! You expect me to believe that? Nice try. I’ll hop on the call, but trust you me, I’m not paying any attention. I’m more than likely knitting and/or mocking you incessantly while I pray that my ‘mute’ button isn’t broken. An important conference call. What an oxymoron. Lies! Liiiies! If it’s really important and I don’t do it, you’ll yell at me. At that point, I’ll start doing it.

And oh yeah, sorry about the lack of posting. Work has lately put me into an extraordinarily bad/suicidal/homicidal mood and by the time I get home, I have no interest in amusing others on the internet. Sorry about that…..


Comments on: "The Jig is Up! Stop it!" (8)

  1. I admire you for knowing what you like and not giving a damn about what other people think. I’m still working on that. I hate lying too, but instead I tend to just not say anything. And people wonder why I’m so quiet. 😉

    As for the rest of the post, freaking hilarious! Thanks for the laugh. That model seriously need to eat a pint of Ben Jerry’s though.

  2. Oops, I forgot the & in B&J.

  3. i think that girl fell down from malnutrition, not from high heels.

    loved this post…it was funny because it’s so true and we all can relate.

  4. whatigotsofar said:

    What is that creature in the Ted Koppel wig? Is it a dog? Is it a rat? Who can tell?

  5. ROFLMAO…and finding this even more funny cuz I’m PMS’ing and hate the fakes even more!!! HELL YEAH!

    I especially dug the no english cuz I roll like that! You are too funny!

  6. Супер статья!

  7. Do you know how many times I laughed out loud while reading this? And I actually did! Ugh, I hate the knock-offs thing. There’s this girl in my art class who wears different knock-off Chanel jewelry every day. I was actually talking to her about it and she said;

    “Io ordered a pair of Chanel boots from the catalogue, and when they came in, honest to God, they were BRIGHT ORANGE!”

    Oh, really? Does she honestly expect me to believe that when here she is wearing the same shirt every other day. I don’t mean to sound like a snob, but like you said, I know you are lying, so stop pretending. I actually said to her, “I can’t afford Chanel” and she said, “Oh, well you can go to this store my Mom owns in the strip mall, she has Chanel stuff for like, $15!”.

    It was so obvious to contradict her that I didn’t bother.

  8. Are you going to finish that pint of coffee heathbar crunch?

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