Steem Basic Income Giveaway (When your parents…)

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with their [odd little mishearings](… there were some truly amusing ones there!

Now, we’ve all had this experience before… when our parents, in their zeal to talk about their beloved children…. regale a particularly embarrassing episode from your childhood (mostly by accident… sometimes on purpose) to their friends or others whilst you are sitting there melting into your shoes hoping that the time will pass quickly… and trying to remember, that this is a person who took care of you when you were little, and that you should be grateful… but oh my god, you really want to jump up and scream!

On the other hand, sometimes there is a particularly cute or lovely story that you love hearing… one that shows you in a more positive light!


My Question

1. What is something that your parents (or some other loved one) enjoys telling other people… that just really incredibly embarrasses you no end?

2. What is a story that you really like hearing your parents tell, that is about you?


My sample answer


I honestly have no idea why… but my mother has this story that she tells from when I was really little… about how I would go into the garden and eat various things that I found in there… snails… dog poop… I’m not entirely sure why she thinks that will be an ice-breaker and something that will really go down well (well, actually… usually it goes down well with others, just a little less so with me!). I know when the story is about to come… and I think, NO NO NO!… but it is like holding back the sea, and all you can do is grit your teeth and smile… and remember that you owe everything in life to your dear parents!

However, there is another story that she also tells… about how when my family was building a house at the back of our old house… and about how, I would be helping my father move everything across from the old house to the new house, in a little toy trolley… books, and various little things that a small child could manage. There are even photos from the time… it is something that really makes me feel good about myself, and it is a cherished idea from a time long past…..



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Steem Basic Income

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