I got a bit of a chuckle today.
I stopped off at the Dollar General in town to get some laundry soap and look around. While standing in line to make my purchase, I couple of... what I would best describe as "white gangsta, redneck thugs
" got in line with me, out of my peripheral vision, I noted them look my way and back off in a bit of an abrupt fashion (as though they might catch "the gay").
What was funny about it was their
attire... These were white "20 somethings" dressed in a completely "thug" manner. The broad buff shoulders, one of those big caps that looks like it can swallow your head, turned backwards, chains hanging from their waist, pants exposing about 2 inches of their underwear, total "thug life
What got me was what the one guy said to the other as they made an assessment of my appearance....
In this slack jawed redneck accent I heard "Eye down't dis wirl comin' to!"
Jesus, he sounded like my father.... Here is this gangsta thug... in "the hood" (Lebanon Virginia....) 20 years younger than I am, and he's complaining about the direction me... this... uh... "old?" whipper snapper is taking the world?
Man... he's to damned young to be ranting about the direction the world is going, the kid probably isn't even old enough to buy beer yet....
As I fully absorbed the juxtaposition, I had to bite my lip to keep from busting out in laughter....
Damned 40 year olds... with their care free lives, their crazy clothes, their free love, their low cost auto insurance!.. baaaaah!