Men are often of few words, so ladies, make sure you know what they are
"I'M GOING FISHING"
Translated: "I'm going to drink myself dangerously stupid and stand
by the ocean with a stick in my hand while the fish swim by in complete
"IT'S A GUY THING"
Translated: "There is no rational thought pattern connected with
it, and you, as a woman, have no chance at all of making it logical".
"CAN I HELP WITH DINNER?"
Translated: "Why isn't it already on the table?"
"UH HUH," "SURE, HONEY", OR "YES,
Translated: Absolutely nothing. It's a conditioned response.
"IT WOULD TAKE TOO LONG TO EXPLAIN"
Translated: "I have no idea how it works."
"I WAS LISTENING TO YOU. IT'S JUST THAT I HAVE
THINGS ON MY MIND."
Translated: "I was wondering if that redhead over there is wearing
"TAKE A BREAK HONEY, YOU'RE WORKING TOO HARD."
Translated: "I can't hear the game over the vacuum cleaner."
"THAT'S INTERESTING, DEAR."
Translated: "Are you still talking?"
"YOU KNOW HOW BAD MY MEMORY IS."
Translated: "I remember the theme song to 'F Troop', the address
of the first girl I ever kissed and the year/make and model of every
vehicle I've ever owned, but I forgot your birthday."
"I WAS JUST THINKING ABOUT YOU, AND GOT YOU THESE
Translated: "The girl selling them on the corner was a real babe."
"OH, DON'T FUSS - IT'S JUST A CUT, IT'S NO BIG
Translated: "I have actually severed a limb, but will bleed to
death before admitting that it hurts or that I did it to myself."
"HEY, I'VE GOT MY REASONS FOR WHAT I'M DOING."
Translated: "And I sure hope I think of some pretty soon."
"I CAN'T FIND IT."
Translated: "I looked in one likely spot and it didn't fall into
my outstretched hands, so I'm completely clueless where it is. I need
you to use your intra-uterine radar and find it for me."
"WHAT DID I DO THIS TIME?"
Translated: "What did you catch me at?"
"I HEARD YOU."
Translated: "I haven't the foggiest clue what you just said, and
am hoping desperately that I can fake it well enough so that you don't
spend the next 3 hours yelling at me."
"YOU KNOW I COULD NEVER LOVE ANYONE ELSE."
Translated: "I am used to the way you yell at me, and realize it
could be worse." ...also... "But I could enjoy having sex
with almost anyone between the ages of 18 and 50."
"YOU LOOK TERRIFIC."
Translated: "Oh, Goodness, please don't try on one more outfit,
I'm starving and have to pea."
"I'M NOT LOST. I KNOW EXACTLY WHERE WE ARE."
Translated: "It's possible that no one will ever see us alive again."