Thursday, September 29, 2005

"You Show Me Yours and I'll Show You Mine"

When I was about six or seven, I walked home from school most everyday by myself. Sometimes kids would walk with me part of the way, and on one occasion, a boy I didn't know, who was 2 years older than I, fell in beside me on the 12 block trek. Just before we got to my street, he said: "You show me yours and I'll show you mine". I had been forewarned by my mom not to fall for this trick, so I said to him: " You go first".
He unzipped his pants and showed me his wares - and I ran off home. He tried to follow me, but his pants fell down around his ankles and he gave up. Can you just imagine how good I felt at outwitting him? I told my mom about it and she was livid, and wanted to find him and tell his parents. But we never figured out who he was or where he lived.
I didn't see this guy again until I was sixteen. I didn't recall him at first, but eventually that memory surfaced. I asked him if he remembered doing that. Of course, he would not admit it, but I was certain it was him. And would you believe? He gave me a chance to outwit him all over again!

14 comments:

rockjock said...

You mean you conned him into showing you his wares a second time? And was that when you knew without a doubt it was the same boy? Funny story. Never happened to me however. lol

srp said...

I guess we can assume that this fellow did not become a rocket scientist.

bornfool said...

lol. Loved the last line.

Angie said...

I am laughing so hard. The last line is the clincher.

utenzi said...

He doesn't sound very bright. But sex offenders usually aren't.

Maria said...

What a wonderful story. I remember my first experience at you show me yours and I'll show you mine. I wasn't as clever as you and I doubt if my mom had given me such good advice.

Jamie Dawn said...

I hope his wares were worth showing.

funny!!

Kim said...

Bwahahaha! I love it!

vicki said...

too funny, Judy. Written with great humor and wrapped up with a fine punch line. Sometimes, guys are so dumb. :-)

Weary Hag said...

Response to Vicki's comment: "Hey wait a minute... you mean sometimes they aren't?"

Judy, I totally love this story! Great wrap-up too (no pun intended). hahaha

Laura GF said...

I'm here from Michele's -- this story cracked me up. What a great way to respond to this boy! Your mom must have been proud at your quick thinking, though I think it would chill me if my daughter came home with a story like that!

TIsha said...

Two boys showed me their 'tools' and then tried to force me to show my 'flower'. Lucky for me they were complete idiots, and for the next three years believed that we girls only possessed belly buttons. I heard later they went into porn together. Not literally, but investment wise. See what I missed out on???? You do have my new blog addy, don't you? If you don't I left it below for you.

Green-Eyed Lady(GEL) said...

Great story! And to the commenter about him not being a "rocket scientist", obviously he just wanted to show (or [ahen} shoot- his "rocket".) Cue songs about memories- you have a way with posts. :)

Anonymous said...

when that happend to me mine was alot bigger then the other 2 boys and that kinda taged me for a long time