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Everything’s A Competition

Former colleague: Can you get out for drinks on Friday night?
Me: No, sorry, I’m going to French karaoke at the Alliance with Mr. Waffle and the kids.
Him: You win being middle-class.

It was quite good actually. We sang a song (La Mer– it sounded exactly like it does in the video at the link) and if herself hadn’t been ill with a cold and Michael hadn’t spent the evening with his fingers in his ears and his head on the table, I think we could have ranked it among our successes.

4 Responses to “Everything’s A Competition”

  1. tampopo2236 Says:

    As Zig, or maybe Zag , once said, “oooh la la Pierre!”

  2. Eimear Says:

    I hope you will be learning “Connemara” next.

  3. belgianwaffle Says:

    Eimear, we actually asked for Connemara! But sadly, it was not among their 10,000 karaoke songs which we all thought pretty poor including the woman with the machine.

  4. belgianwaffle Says:

    Oh la la indeed.

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