WHO DOESN'T ENJOY THE CLASSICS?:
That's so great you've adopted! I bet now you'll be able to have one of your
- "That's so great you've adopted! When
she grows up, she'll be so grateful."
sisters? Real sisters? Do they have the same mother?."
include, "He/She is my own", "I hope she'll be as 'grateful' as
any spoiled middle-class adolescent is" , "Yes", "Yes",
"Yes" and "May I refer you to some information found
at this web site that may give you the answers you need?"
AND HAS SOMEONE BEEN WATCHING A LITTLE TOO MUCH "CSI"?
"Are they sisters?.........Real sisters?.............No, no, I mean........................are
.....PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO CONGRATULATE THE WINNER OF THE 2005 "LOVE
HAS NO BOUNDARIES" AWARD.
It's the guy who said to his sister-in-law: "As
a true American, I don't think that I can support international adoption."
.....AND PLEASE TAKE ANOTHER MOMENT TO CONGRATULATE
THE WINNERS OF THE 2005
"MANNERS, SCHMANNERS" AWARD.
This one ended in a tie. Our winners are
the flight attendant who paused mid-drink pour, to point to someone's (adopted
from China) daughter to ask..."MIXED??"
the woman who asked me, pointing to both my little
"Where d'ya get those?".
THIS JUST IN! THE WINNERS OF THE "HEARTS
IN THE RIGHT PLACE BUT... " AWARD
GOES TO ETHEL AND HER FRIEND, MRS. LADY IN A STORE:
"This lady came up to us and stated, "Your daughter
is so beautiful!" Quite proudly, I said thank you. The lady then
started hollering to her friend in the store, "Ethel, you have got to come
see this baby, come look at this baby!" When Ethel arrived, as proud
and as a matter of fact that she could be, she responded, " Yep, I could tell
from across the store, that baby is 100% PURE CHEROKEE! I know my heritage
when I see it!"
AND THE WINNER IN THE "A
BODY PART IS IN THE WRONG PLACE AND IT DOES INVOLVE A 'BUT'" AWARD
'WOMAN IN A MALL'.
"I am an adopted Korean. I was in the mall with
my friend and a woman stopped us and said to me, "You are so beautiful
for being black. How did you get your hair so straight?"
so many wrong things with this statement, i could only turn and walk away "
FINALLY, WE SALUTE THE WINNER OF "YOU'VE GOT MAIL" COMMEMORATIVE
"My cousin asked me, "Have you heard
anything about that baby you ordered?""
us with any of your favorite DFAQS, DFMS and
Snappy and/or Vaguely Cynical Passive-Aggressive Yet Polite Responses
to DFAQ, DFMS and DFMC are always welcome.
All dialogue must be verbatim.