Special Occasion Napkins

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My mother taught me to read when I was four years old (her first mistake).

One day, I was in the bathroom and noticed one of the cabinet doors was ajar.

I read the box in the cabinet. I then asked my mother why she was keeping 'napkins' in the bathroom. Didn't they belong in the kitchen?

Not wanting to burden me with unnecessary facts, she told me that those were for "special occasions" (her second mistake).

Now fast forward a few months....It' s Thanksgiving Day, and my folks are leaving to pick up my uncle and his wife for dinner. Mom had assignments for all of us while they were gone.

Mine was to set the table.

When they returned, my uncle came in first and Immediately burst into laughter. Next came his wife who gasped, then began giggling... Next came my father, who roared with laughter.

Then came Mom, who almost died of embarrassment when she saw each place setting on the table with a "special occasion" Kotex napkin at each plate, with the fork carefully arranged on top. I had even tucked the little tail in so they didn't hang off the edge!!

My mother asked me why I used these and, of course, My response sent the other adults into further fits of laughter.

"But, Mom, you said they were for special occasions!!! "


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by Rachel H. 1+ years ago

it's not tampons...it's pads...tampons are never referred to as napkins...

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by Eaimhair M. 1+ years ago

Sean is a guy's name, so presumably he's a guy?!? And won't know about tampons? Hell, I didn't get it until I realised they were tampons! Gah, there's no need to be so rude!

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by Jenny Z. 1+ years ago

I don't really understand it...

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by Haley F. 1+ years ago

uh oh!!! i would kick his butt outside and go to my room and laugh and be embrassed and laugh some more.

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by Brittany P. 1+ years ago

ROFL!!!!!!!! (rolling on floor laughing)

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by Jessica W. 1+ years ago

Pretty funny! Did you get that online, or is it true?

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