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Everything really is funnier when you’re not suppose to laugh. For instance, The Mayor remembers a story from about 30 years ago that he has not been able to get out of his head to this day. Even as he types this, he’s got a smirk on his face. It probably won’t be funny to you, but not everything is always about you, so let’s continue and be done with it.
As The Mayor mentioned, the story takes place about 30 years ago. The Mayor was living at his parents (he was 15, so lose the “what a loser” bit), and he decided to walk down to the convenience store. As he walked past a semi-friends house, Tommy’s mom came outside and called The Mayor over, “I’ve got terrible news, future Mayor, Tommy has been in a horrible accident.”
“Oh noes, said The Mayor, what happened?”
“He was hit by a milk truck and had both his legs broken.”
At this point, the Mayor started giggling internally. For some reason it struck The Mayor as absolutely hilarious that Tommy was hit by a milk truck. Everything Tommy’s mom said there after made The Mayor crack up, mostly because The Mayor had a response (an inner one), to go with everything she said:
“The truck just nipped him”
Internal response – “It skimmed Tommy”
“Tommy isn’t feeling very well right now, he’s having his ups and downs”
Internal response – “Tommy is half and half”
Anyway, it turns out that Tommy was a h0mo, which made the story even funnier to The Mayor in later years. Now Tommy is part of the 2%. Even funnier.
And he had his legs broken.
So ya, everything is funnier when you’re not suppose to laugh. Hey, would you look at that, A & E is having another Storage Wars marathon. Enough already, for Gawd’s sake!