A few weeks ago I mentioned that 3M recently launched a Couple Speak contest where you can submit a video (for a chance at a $5000 prize) or submit a “translation” (for a chance at $250 every week.) And you guys left some hilarious comments about your own Couple Speak translations. My favorite, from Nicole…
He says: Honey, do we have any duct tape?
He means: Honey, I’ve decided to dramatically expand the scope of our project to do something that requires a) materials that we don’t have, b) materials I haven’t researched, or c) materials that I’m going to invent right now with duct tape.
She hears: Crap, he broke something.
Right? Funny because it’s true. Also funny because it’s true is this little gem I’ve been keeping from you since last fall when I was installing cedar siding on Memorial House…
Really, is it any wonder that HGTV hasn’t come knocking on my door?
There are so many other DIY bloggers that do really great video tutorials, and basically everything capture on film is me spending a lot of time maneuvering awkward-sized building materials into place.
Informative? No. Funny? You decide.