How to Be a Jackass

Filed under:It's My Life,Jerks — posted by Anwyn on September 21, 2007 @ 12:12 pm

Demonstrated for you this morning by the Portland-area man in the silver sedan whose actions so dumbfounded me that I didn’t get the make or tag number but if I had they would assuredly be published here: Not only turn your head to get an eyeful of the stroller-pushing, exercise-walking mother who took off her jacket because she got too warm because she’s out of shape, thereby revealing her perfectly decent yet cleavage-boosting tank-bra top, which she pretty much expects and doesn’t mind much, but bring your car almost to a stop in the middle of the road to prolong the ogling process as if it’s your God-given right to cause a traffic accident because you spotted some unexpected boobage. Get a life.

Note to self: Consider investing in a sleeveless jacket.


  1. First off let me say that I’m glad you and Bean are okay and that the sedan-driving moron didn’t cause damage to life, limb, or property. With that out of the way…


    Dude was probably on the phone to his buddies, “Check it out, bro. There’s a new drive-thru strip joint at Jackson and Pine.”

    …Allen now returns to his somber, sober and serious composure. ..snicker.. “boobage” ..snicker..

    Comment by Allen — September 21, 2007 @ 2:56 pm

  2. Thanks. It would have to have been a considerable accident to endanger us, as we were on the sidewalk.

    I might not have been so put off had he been cute and roughly my age. But he was somebody’s 50ish corporate VP of marketing, the kind I’m sure all the women avoid at the Christmas party. Bleh.

    Comment by Anwyn — September 21, 2007 @ 3:52 pm

  3. *snork*

    ♪♫♪ She’s got it
    Yeah, baby, she’s got it… ♪♫♪

    Comment by Bumble — September 22, 2007 @ 6:31 am

  4. I hope it wasn’t my husband.

    Comment by Anne — September 22, 2007 @ 5:12 pm

  5. I’m under the impression our locales make that impossible, Anne, but thanks for the grin.

    I was of two minds whether to complain … the top, as I said, is decent, but I know perfectly well it’s bound to draw a few eyes. I just couldn’t believe it was enough to stop a car over.

    Comment by Anwyn — September 22, 2007 @ 6:09 pm

  6. Men can be incredibly gross and easily distracted.

    Comment by Petitedov — September 23, 2007 @ 10:18 am

  7. I don’t ogle young mommies, least of all because I know that they won’t ogle back. But men like women and one of the things they like about them is the way they look.

    Comment by nk — September 23, 2007 @ 11:51 am

  8. I know, nk. I don’t object to ogling in itself. I’m objecting to the, um, excessive ogling that required an obvious slow-down of the car in the middle of the road.

    Comment by Anwyn — September 23, 2007 @ 12:43 pm

  9. That’s why I do all of my ogling from a stationary object and and some height… say, from a tree. I haven’t caused a single accident and I’ve rescued three kittens. I should get a metal for “meritorious deviance in the service of humankind” or something.

    Comment by Norm — September 23, 2007 @ 5:51 pm

  10. I don’t suppose we could get some photographic evidence so we could make an independent judgment? ;) (Dirty old man ducks and runs away as fast as he can.)

    Comment by nk — September 23, 2007 @ 9:45 pm

  11. *grin*

    Comment by Anwyn — September 23, 2007 @ 10:10 pm

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