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What have you done today to make us all laugh? πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚

EmmaF91
EmmaF91Community Ambassador
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Hi everyone

It’s been a while since I did a funny post thread, and thought now was the time to get one going again πŸ˜‰

What was the last (FUNNY) silly/idiotic thing you did? It doesn’t have to be asthma related, but obvs bonus points if it was 😝. It can even be something you witnessed!

For mine; yesterday I ate a very powdery doughnut (custard yum!), and like a pig decided to eat the left over sugar, queue me deciding to breathe it in instead and start coughing instead πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚.

Another thing: I walked full speed into a doorframe. I blame the steroids of this (and the door! πŸ˜‰). It tots wasn’t because I wasn’t looking where I was going πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚

So go on. Make us laugh! - the sillier the better!!

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Ha ha excellent!

I snaffled an extra bit of chocolate yesterday that I definitely did not need at that time - and then actually choked on it..πŸ˜¬πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈπŸ€£

EmmaF91
EmmaF91Community Ambassador in reply to twinkly29

Chocolate is always needed πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚

twinkly29
twinkly29 in reply to EmmaF91

This is true 🀣

Mine isn’t asthma related, but brain fog from my fibromyalgia related! I went to pick up my son’s pyjamas while I was collecting up washing and at that very moment I couldn’t think of the name so had to improvise β€œdo your sleep trousers need washing”? πŸ₯΄πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ€£πŸ€£ The look I got from his was priceless! I fear they will now forever be called sleep trousers!

EmmaF91
EmmaF91Community Ambassador in reply to Echoblue

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Gotta love brain fog.

I think it took me 3 attempts the other day to remember what I was going into a room for. Kept going between 2 rooms, remember what I needed (think it was a pencil) into study, forget what I needed, back to living room β€˜ah. I needed a pencil’ πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. The last time I had to keep saying pencil out loud until I picked it up. There is a whole 10 steps between the 2 points πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

However I think I may need to call them sleep trousers now πŸ˜πŸ˜‚

Echoblue
Echoblue in reply to EmmaF91

I do that all the time Emma! πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ€£Pam x

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to EmmaF91

Just wait until you are past 60! Then that sort of thing is the new normal. Happens all the time. At least you get some exercise that way.

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Echoblue

I have a similar one caused by general brain failure, no illness at all. I am bilingual since young and whichever language I am currently in as it were is dominant, and the other tends to fall by the wayside until I shift back. Once while on holiday with a friend in the other country (and speaking that language fluently) I was translating a headline for my English speaking friend. The headline referred to contraceptives. I could not remember the word for it for anything, so I called it anti- baby making medicine. I got a snigger back.

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Wheezycat

German speakers can maybe correct me, but isn't that the actual word for the pill in German? Am sure I've seen that it's 'antibabypille' (and this is what that impeccable resource, Google Translate, says lol).

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Lysistrata

I have no idea about German, but it is not the word here, as we know, nor in Swedish. ......... I have also been known to translate the wrong way round, that is an English sentence into Swedish, to an English speaker.

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Wheezycat

I speak no languages very well (the shame) but somehow if I need to speak French I will forget any of the French I know (and I got a good mark at GCSE) in favour of the 5 words of Spanish or Italian I know.

I also know an odd selection of specialist German psychiatry and pathology terms (from work) and parts of the Gospel (from singing Bach Passions in German). There is never going to be an occasion when I can see 'incubate at 40 degrees for one hour, then rinse in wash buffer' or 'we have no king but Caesar' being useful.

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Lysistrata

Oooh, I don’t know! The moment could come! Perhaps a mix of the two, like could it be that Caesar suffered from x condition, judging from his behaviour?

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Wheezycat

Exclusive: Caesar and Pontius Pilate have set up an immunohistochemistry lab together in Germany, with initial funding from 30 pieces of silver donated by Judas.

I don't think I would be up to discussing historical psychiatry in German! (Or English, for the psych side). For ages I could say 'sprechen sie Deutsch?' then realised it was pointless asking people if they speak German when I don't, and managed to work out 'sprechen sie Englisch?' from that.

"away with this man" Thanks for the ear-worm!

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to AirIsUnderrated

'Let us not divide it, but cast lots upon it'.

If you want some variety in your earworms, Let It Go and google 'Wellerman sea shanty'.

πŸ˜‰πŸ˜ƒ

Nooooooooo! I've only just got the descant to Hark the Herald to go away... 😜🎢

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador

Yesterday I went to the supermarket (I know, dangerous living!) to get some things Asda delivery missed off.

I picked up an aubergine which was the main item for a recipe. Got home and realised I'd forgotten to actually check it out πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€¦Had to get inventive with peppers.

This isn't recent but I have also been known to sniff hand soaps before I buy to see if they set me off (so I don't buy one I can't use is my rationale). Darwin Award time πŸ˜‚

In my defence I am a lot more sensitive than I used to be as these kinds of triggers seem to develop in intensity for me, so I need less and less to have more and more of a reaction. But still, idiocy! Especially since it only works for the first one to trigger.

I'm sure I don't need to warn anyone not to play Russian roulette with triggers even if the reaction doesn't seem that bad.

EmmaF91
EmmaF91Community Ambassador in reply to Lysistrata

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ but ewww to aubergine - I think I’d have gone for peppers on purpose πŸ˜πŸ˜…

Living dangerously there! πŸ‡·πŸ‡ΊπŸ”«

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to EmmaF91

One day after lockdown (if there is such a day) I can make you my half-assed pepper version. My friend's mum is allergic to aubergine so she has to do this sub a lot and said it would be fine.

I think the recipe kit people are messing with me though, or I am just a wimp with spices. This was allegedly non-spicy but they lied!!

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Lysistrata

How do you substitute with peppers? I love both, and happily use both/ either as the core of dishes, but they hardly taste the same! They work well together though! I dread the day certain political changes will make it hard to get hold of them. I don’t seem to be able to make them grow in the garden, and certainly not in sufficient quantities.

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Wheezycat

My principle was 'I need a vegetable I like, I have peppers'. The recipe suggested courgettes as a sub (which was what Asda tried to give me) but I don't really like them. I use SimplyCook and will often divert from what they suggest if I don't like some of the ingredients, can't be bothered ('that sounds like too much effort I will just put everything in one pan'), or don't have something in. This is also why I like SimplyCook, since they don't have a reminder in the app and keep sending me fish recipes if I forget. I loathe fish but since I only get spices/seasonings not fresh ingredients, I can usually adapt to make them with something else.

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Lysistrata

Recipes are suggestions or inspiration, not rules. That is how it works for me. But where would I be without an onion? Then peppers etc. Courgettes? No, not keen either, but working on it. They kind of lack flavour to me. Spices on the other hand.......bring it on!Since my asthma event on Christmas Day I am trying to work out how to caramelise an onion without frying or baking or flames...it is not going to work, is it.

twinkly29
twinkly29 in reply to Lysistrata

My helpful comment is πŸ†

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to twinkly29

*snigger*

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Lysistrata

Yum! Aubergine!

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Lysistrata

Just discovered the Russian roulette factor with triggers, to my cost on Christmas Day.

I managed to wear my knickers back to front for a whole day last week! πŸ™ˆπŸ€£

EmmaF91
EmmaF91Community Ambassador in reply to Melom

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. I have nothing else to say but so many questions 🀣. Weren’t they uncomfortable? When did you notice? Did you sort it or leave it as a B- score for dressing that day? So many questions πŸ˜‚

Melom
Melom in reply to EmmaF91

I was having a right β€˜day’ trust me! I’m sure you know what I mean.

In answer. Yes it was uncomfortable, I kept getting a wedgie and couldn’t understand why!

I noticed when I was changing into my PJ’s πŸ™„πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ (fail)

I now understand why my mum used to sew bows on the front of my pants when I was little! (so I knew which was the front & back!)

Oh dear 😳 cannot believe I’ve just shared that with you all.

Enjoy the giggles 🀭

EmmaF91
EmmaF91Community Ambassador in reply to Melom

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

You have made my day - I don’t think anyone will top this 😝. Thanks for answering they questions my brain couldn’t resist answering! Time to get your needle and thread out maybe πŸ˜‰

Melom
Melom in reply to EmmaF91

πŸ€£πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚ haha

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Melom

Omg that is the best doomscrolling antidote!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Is there a complex Greek name for wearing underwear back to front I wonder?πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ©²πŸ©²

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Melom

On a vaguely related note, a family friend said she uses clean knickers to keep her hair off her face when washing it/applying make up. I have been known to do this when I can't find my headband. It looks ridiculous but it works πŸ˜‚

Melom
Melom in reply to Lysistrata

Now that’s something I haven’t done before. At least the knickers were on the right body part (anatomically! πŸ™ˆπŸ€­πŸ˜³πŸ€£)

Useful tip though if you forget your headband.

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Melom

When I was about 3 or 4 I tried to leave the house in a pyjama top with a colander on my head.

I liked the pyjama top pattern and didn't see why it should be wasted on bed. The colander I have no idea about but obviously I was just trying to start a trend πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

(yes I was wearing clothes on the bottom half of me)

LeiLey
LeiLey in reply to Lysistrata

Brilliant ! Speaking of knickers...can anyone remember those cropped jeans with big turn-ups on the bottom (very fashionable)...well I went out all day with a pair of knickers tucked in said Turn-up 🀣

Luckily they were only peeking out, but still.

twinkly29
twinkly29 in reply to Melom

Ahahahaha this is brilliant! Thank you for sharing! 🀩🀩🀩

madonbrew
madonbrew in reply to Melom

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜Š Brilliant!!!

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Melom

You mean until you put on your sleep trousers.

Echoblue
Echoblue in reply to Wheezycat

πŸ˜‚

Cumfevan
Cumfevan in reply to Melom

😱 that must've been extremely uncomfortable for you all day long - oh dear but 🀣 sympathetically.

Blue-Breeze
Blue-Breeze in reply to Melom

This has mad me giggle. I had a crochet tank top. Imagine how I looked answering the door to my young boyfriend who then looked and pronounced proudly " your tops on backwards" How...Your name badge is on your back. Thanks mum. As the front and the back were the same in pattern (front free rows less) she saw this to be a good plan!! Guess that relationship didnt florish

🀣

Having quite a stressy busy day yesterday and did the kids a (very) late tea then managed to drop all of it on the floor as I was serving up! I just stood and stared at it, didn’t know whether to laugh or cry πŸ˜†So I went to MCDS drive thru and they were more than happy!

madonbrew
madonbrew in reply to LeiLey

That’s so annoying when that happens!!! Good ole McDonalds though hey!!!

LeiLey
LeiLey in reply to madonbrew

Eee definitely, it’s not the first time either...what a clutz 🀣

I’ve just had a bath then went to get my pjs on...hopping all around my room like a loon trying to get my leg in my pj top!

I did something really funny...years ago actually but have never lived it down....went out for a coffee (those were the days) and was walking from the till to the seating area and banged into someone, so I was like β€˜oh sorry!’ Then the till lady and my friend burst out laughing because it was a mirror so I’d banged into myself and apologised to myself in front of a cafe full of people! 🀭

Since the conversation is on a certain topic my mortifying hilarious moment was after I had successfully shed 5 and a half stone and was proudly wearing a lovely new shift dress to an important work meeting in a hospital. Confidently walking at pace down a long corridor with key senior people as we were heading to the meeting room, I felt something tickling my ankles. Suspecting a cat or some animal I looked down and my knickers were flapping round my ankles! 😳

I stepped out of them and rapidly shoved them in my bag, but of course everyone saw but thankfully we all saw the funny side of it!! Senior clinician there calmly said β€œwell that’s a first, it’s usually the patients that drop their knickers!” Classic. πŸ₯΄πŸ˜‚

Note to self - keep up all aspects of updating the wardrobe not just the outer layers πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Wheezycat
Wheezycat in reply to Echoblue

Or keep them up with a set of braces!

madonbrew
madonbrew in reply to Echoblue

Oh my days!!! I would have died!!! That is soooo funny!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Melom
Melom in reply to Echoblue

That’s worse than mine!! πŸ˜‚πŸ€£

Smooth! I like how you casually just scooped them up and carried on about your day! Good on ya!

I seem to have opened a can of knicker worms πŸ™ˆπŸ˜³πŸ€£

Echoblue
Echoblue in reply to Melom

I phrased it more smoothly than the reality as they did catch a bit on my heels as I was trying to be calm and casual as if it was all perfectly natural ....... inside cringing like mad and wondering how on earth I would regain any semblance of dignity! Laughing was really the only option - though I’m not convinced there wasn’t an element of hysteria in there at that very moment πŸ˜‰πŸ˜³ I certainly left an impression!

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Melom

Knicker worms 🀣🀣🀣

Js706
Js706 in reply to Echoblue

Oh my god πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

This thread needs an asthma trigger warning! πŸ˜‚

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Echoblue

Omg 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🩲🩲🩲have to agree with Js706, making some interesting noises here.

This should be rechristened the knicker stories thread.

Am curious to know what department this was where the patients are frequently dropping their knickers...gynae? GUM?

Echoblue
Echoblue in reply to Lysistrata

πŸ‘΅πŸ»πŸ§“πŸ» x

Lysistrata
LysistrataCommunity Ambassador in reply to Echoblue

Ahh I did wonder... have been on wards where elderly patients happily cast off their gowns in the middle of the bay!

Echoblue
Echoblue in reply to Lysistrata

Worse still if they start wandering around starkers or try and clamber into other beds πŸ€­πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ!!

Been there when hospital rammed full and got palmed off onto β€œother” wards, hooked up to oxygen only to experience unusual shenanigans!

Js706
Js706 in reply to Echoblue

Oh god the number of times I’ve had someone try to climb into bed with me πŸ˜‚ (if only it was a hot, eligible bachelor).

When I had an elective admission for a steroid wean there was a patient who kept getting my side room confused with the toilet... thankfully no messes or anything but she used to open the door at about 3am and just stand there staring at me for about 30 seconds without moving, before wandering off down the corridor πŸ˜…

My Grandma was in a geriatrics' home and there was one man who would go to the toilet in the night, forget to put himself away properly and then go into the wrong room. He tried to climb into someone else's bed, and got bonked over the head with her walking stick. Bless them all.

Blue-Breeze
Blue-Breeze in reply to Echoblue

Oh goodness I'd have died

Years ago (and I mean years...) when I was a 16 year old i borrowed my friend's very high sparkly sandals when we went to a pub in a nearby town. We thought we were very grown up and the bees knees until when trying to run for the bus, I really did slip over on a banana skin! Right opposite a queue of people waiting to get into a nightclub! Luckily two of the blokes from the queue carried me to the bus!My son could tell you of many instances i have embarrassed him but the one he remembers best was in the school playground when he was about 8 and i fell over backwards and laud in the middle of the playground with my skirt up over my head flashing everyone my knickers.......or the time I fell over crossing the road and did the same...and the traffic had to stop....

Mine isn't asthma related but man did it confuse me for the day.. I went to work with one sock on.. not an issue you would think but i have sensory processing disorder and autism so was very confused.... but what makes this worse is i work a split shift everyday (the joys of out of school care) so i came home fully intending to sort the sock issue and didn't.... went back to work that afternoon still wearing one sock.... then when I got changed at night into my sleep trousers i realised i actually had 2 socks on but on one foot..... ooops 🀣🀣🀣

Not asthma related, and not very good either (I sincerely apologise to all parents...) I work as a teaching assistant and currently teach online via Microsoft teams.

We do a daily check in with the class (32 children) and the other morning it was freezing, i was tired and my brain was slightly lagging behind. We are teaching letters and how to write/say then and as I’m reading and writing out the four letters of day on the whiteboard behind me, I realise I’ve written them in a very unfortunate order. The letters were d i c k. So now my class of seven year olds want to know why me and the other teaching assistant giggled the entire way through the teams meeting. I’m yet to live this down, and I sincerely apologise to the 32 parents who may or may not have heard about the giggling. πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ˜‚

madonbrew
madonbrew in reply to Frazzle

That’s really funny Frazzle! I am laughing at your expense! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I can just imagine all the 7 yr olds too telling their parents that they learnt these letters’ d I c k’ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

twinkly29
twinkly29 in reply to Frazzle

Hahahaha!!! Brilliant πŸ˜‚

Most nights I wake up after about half an hour asleep, thinking I've forgotten to take my inhaler. Then I realise that I'm breathing so I must have remembered it. Then I remember taking it, and go back to sleep. Is that a side effect of Fostair?

The other night I half-woke up in a proper panic. I remember saying out loud to my husband "oh oh oh I've forgotten something in the lounge". I got all the way to the door and into my dressing gown before I realised that I had no idea what I had forgotten. I went for a wee anyway, just in case it was that...