An Unfunny Jester



Photo by Dave Hamster via flickr


My friend and I were walking back from the Kennedy Center up New Hampshire the night before Halloween. We were coming from the opera and both wearing the clothes we’d worn to the office that day with coats over – we weren’t dressed up at all. We passed a rotund guy with long hair and a goatee wearing what appeared to be a court jester costume – he looked pretty comical, and we definitely noticed him. When we passed him, he leered at us and shouted, “You look gooooood, ladies, you look good!”

I had to bite my tongue to avoid shouting back at him “Yeah, well you look like a giant dick.” It would have felt good, but it’s probably not worth the potential trouble.

Location: New Hampshire, Foggy Bottom

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