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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Unnecessary roughness?

While we're on the subject of the differences between men and women, I want to explore the act of yelling at a sports game on TV.  Mike will yell so loudly at the Cavs/Indians/Buckeyes games, the dogs hide under the bed and shake.  I'm sure our neighbors think Mike is super rude to me when he yells, "C'mon, what are you thinking???  Are you an idiot???"  Luckily that kind of talk is saved for Lebron James and not me.

I thought maybe Mike was just ultra passionate about sports, until I was working out the other night and the guy next to me started yelling at the Blackhawks game.  I was so startled I nearly fell off the treadmill.  Really buddy?  You know you're in public, right?  I almost prefer the typical man's act of moaning loudly in the gym because he's lifting something too heavy, versus yelling to the point that I can't hear my IPod.

I want to know how they can get this worked up about a game.  The only thing I can relate to is shopping.  When I have a good day shopping, I'm instantly in a better mood just like Mike feels great when his team wins.  But here's the thing...I've never once yelled in a store.  Can you imagine me saying..."C'mon, you're out of small sizes!  What are you, and idiot??"  Or, "Are you kidding me?  This was on sale yesterday, you pansy!  Why isn't it today??"

Hmm, I'm thinking that wouldn't go over well.

1 comment:

  1. ...I think giving the yell-ing thing a try is a GREAT idea !!!! Show those retail bitches who's boss! Don't they know WHO YOU ARE?????? YOU are ...."KInd-of-a-big-Deal"...right???
    Guys yell cause in their mind, their in the game as well, the more they yell, the better the team will play. supposedly....