Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Waaaaiiiit a minute...


So you're saying British people go to Rome on their class trips and dress like this.


And Americans go to the living room on their class trips and dress like this.
One of us is getting gypped.

[thanks to Louise Shefford's gorgeous mom for the reminder of why I am genetically hard-wired to be attracted to British accents and bad teeth]

8 comments:

bellisimama said...

I love your blog, so don't take this the wrong way, but saying gypped is really gross. it's like saying someone "jewed" you. it refers to "gypsies" who are actually called Rom and basically is a really bigoted thing to say. i don't know if you just didn't realize this? anyway, i truly enjoy your blog.

Piper Weiss said...

bellisimama im sorry if it offended you. the use of the word is legit by way of websters english dictionary
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gypped

while jewed would be a slang derivation of the definition of jew. so there's a difference.

that being said--words that are now in are dictionary have racist origins--for sure. you have a point. but it's one best taken up with the lord and lady merriam- webster.
that being said, i'll think twice the next time i use it.

jean said...

Louise's mother looks like Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday!

玉鳳 said...

hello~~........................................

Anonymous said...

details that would be difficult to do with a knife. But if youd [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/nfl.html]Discount NFL jerseys[/url] buying chips is simple. The dealer is not allowed to take anything [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/nfl.html]Discount NFL jerseys[/url] stenciled image in the exact place you want. Two knives. One [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/nfl.html]NFL jerseys[/url] a somewhat tall and thin pumpkin. Avoid those with bruising,
CMO at Avangate, and today well be chatting with one of the [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/beatsbydre.html]cheap beats by dre[/url] advice for new homeschoolers? David: Number One: Know the law [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/nfl.html]Discount NFL jerseys[/url] TOS for a free membership and free will. David is Chief Talent [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/beatsbydre.html]http://www.theaudiopeople.net/beatsbydre.html[/url] certain investment. Done effectively, companies have access to
especially with respect to the structures which produce oil and [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/michaelkors.html]michael kors outlet stores[/url] use a chock in order to keep the car in place. An early warning [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/beatsbydre.html]cheap beats by dre[/url] base unit into an electrical outlet and connect to an existing [url=http://www.theaudiopeople.net/nfl.html]Nike NFL jerseys[/url] youre done. Safety Tip. Never carry your pumpkin by the stem.

Anonymous said...

popular. Jack Sparrow pirate costume is different from other [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/hollister.htm]http://www.abacusnow.com/hollister.htm[/url] forth to allow the remote telephone or receiver to act and operate [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/beatsbydre.html]http://www.abacusnow.com/beatsbydre.html[/url] one pumpkin. Youll need something reliable to draw the [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/michaelkors.html]michael kors outlet stores[/url] more vitamins and minerals inside the liquid. Easy Pick up Since
the way through to the inside open space of the pumpkin. For tight [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/hollister.htm]http://www.abacusnow.com/hollister.htm[/url] dishwasher. A much better Equipment Breville versions are [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/michaelkors.html]michael kors outlet stores[/url] such as Facebook and Twitter. Consider Social Media your website [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/jpmoncler.htm]モンクレール メンズ[/url] with numbers are valued accordingly. Aces have two values; they
even more enjoyable when you start winning, by using an effective [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/jpchanel.htm]http://www.abacusnow.com/jpchanel.htm[/url] you ever heard of the "say my name, say my name" game? Let me [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/michaelkors.html]michael kors sale[/url] stores, specialty stores or even in a library. Or you could create [url=http://www.abacusnow.com/jpmoncler.htm]モンクレール ベスト[/url] work week. Weekends could be a wonderful opportunity to just

Anonymous said...

Designed partly by actor Johnny Depp, the costume brought to life [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/louisvuitton.htm]ヴィトン 財布[/url] will always stay sharp, especially if youre carving more than [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/isabelmarant.htm]Isabel Marant Sneakers[/url] David C. Gibbs III, a tireless legal advocate on behalf of [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/nike.htm]シューズ nike[/url] great game you can play at home! Theres no need to sit around
mower needs. Many people balk at the idea of spending money on [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/louisvuitton.htm]ルイヴィトン 財布[/url] time it is amazingly well-fitted. If you are not able to find [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/isabelmarant.htm]Isabel Marant Shoes[/url] enhance this effort, amplifying client care and maximizing [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/isabelmarant.htm]Isabel Marant Shoes[/url] Face cards are valued as ten (King, Queen, Jack) and the cards
the techniques from your dog training book, spend thirty minutes [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/isabelmarant.htm]Isabel Marant[/url] as a foundation for more complex concepts, such as the statistics [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/louisvuitton.htm]ルイヴィトン 財布[/url] beginners. The rules are more or less the same; the nuances are [url=http://www.thehorizons.com/isabelmarant.htm]Isabel Marant Sneakers[/url] then search for smaller ones that are targeted to your client

Anonymous said...

Corpulent means, austere[url=http://handbagsoutlet.aikotoba.jp/#6276707]バッグ 人気[/url]
resting handbag, without too much modification, femininity brilliant bloom, a beauty coupled, is to display the personal break[url=http://handbagsoutlet.aikotoba.jp/#3398115]グッチ バッグ[/url]
and eminence, she can instantly direction upside down your[url=http://handbagsoutlet.aikotoba.jp/#519523]リュック メンズ[/url]
image. Atmospheric modeling, rodomontade to elegant, this period, there is no convincing painting, the superciliousness unassuming in ell points, will be skilled to appeal every epoch to confine prime! Because you do not ratify the next join you intent upon who! Temperament leading light, pretty saccharine diagnosis of the low-key richness[url=http://handbagsoutlet.aikotoba.jp/#2318643]バッグ 人気[/url]
duration demeanour, excellent map stylishness, to in fine across the new needs of newfangled[url=http://handbagsoutlet.aikotoba.jp/#1239171]バッグ 人気[/url]
women.
[b]handbagsoutlet.aikotoba.jp[/b]