Exposing the Truth

I could wish this wasn’t a true story. But it is.

A high school friend and I argued constantly. We had Gym class together, and one day we argued all the way to the showers and back to our lockers. We continued to argue as we toweled off and headed for the exit, tossing our towels in the bin and walking out onto campus, still arguing…

412xNxtwo_girls_pointing_laughing_6.jpg.pagespeed.ic.Rx3RvAbPFm76Then the laughter began. We looked around. For some reason people were laughing at us. Why? We looked down and discovered…

We’d left the gym naked.Β 

The next day I changed my name and moved to Tibet.

OK, so that part’s not true.

I only wished it was.

~from How to be Funny

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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31 Responses to Exposing the Truth

  1. I see some of your friends were pointing and laughing … Tibet is probably as good a place as any.

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  2. I’ve had nightmares like that. I think I would die if it happened in real life. Especially when I was a teenager.

    The fact that you survived and went on to do amazing things is awesome!

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  3. Nice!!! No coming back from that.

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  4. Wow, the hazards of arguing.. :/

    Liked by 4 people

  5. badfinger20 says:

    One positive note! That situation is a nightmare at night for many people…You have really lived it and lived to tell the tale.

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  6. Wow! That must have been some argument if you and your friend were so deep into it that you forgot about your clothes! Didn’t you feel . . . um . . . . a draft?

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  7. Heidi Viars says:

    There are times when the naked truth is funny πŸ™‚

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  8. Eliza says:

    It’s a good story… and I can so see it happening when you’re involved with something.

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  9. I’ve heard of the naked truth but – dude no one wants it that naked … just say’n

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  10. Would you say that you both were, “At the moment’ without?

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  11. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£the mental picture..

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  12. librepaley says:

    Ouch! Imagine this in the days of the smart phone…

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  13. carhicks says:

    πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜† I have only dreamed of walking in somewhere naked and that is scary enough. At least there were two of you to share the embarrassment.

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  14. Got my laugh for the day. We have all had embarrassing moments. Fortunately I never got that absent minded.

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  15. lol! can imagine this providing a lifetime of excruciating flashbacks..

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  16. Lol. Your title, β€œExposing the Truth” is so apt.

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