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Girl who can't cook meets guy who can't fix stuff.
Tags:gender stereotype, gender role, gender roles, cook, cooks, female stereotype, female stereotypes, male stereotype, male stereotypes, macho men, macho man, macho male, macho males, diy project, diy skill, diy skills, diy projects, home improvements, homecooked meal, home-cooked meal, doomed romance, doomed romances, gender politics, marital problem, marital problems, marriage problem, marriage problems
"Remember, measure twice, cut once, stand baffled, string together obscenities."
"That could've been ours. But noooo...You and your DIY."
Tags:d.i.y., do it yourself, birdhouse, birdhouses, bird-house, bird-houses, bird house, bird houses, nest, nests, chick, chicks, bird, birds, bird watcher, bird watchers, bird watching, ornithology, ornithologist, ornithologists, self-build, self-builds, building, builder, builders, diy skills, d.i.y. skills
"For the record. This is usually the exact moment during one of your projects when things go horribly wrong."
'Just so you know, you're doin' it wrong.'
"Larry made that chair from a pile of sticks."
Tags:chair, chairs, furniture, diy, bad diy, shoddy, diy disaster, diy skills, d.i.y., d.i.y. disaster, workmanship, bad workmanship, shoddy craftsmanship, bad craftmanship, hobby, hobbies, crafting, craft, crafts, crafted, carpentry, joinery, home made, home-made, artisan furniture, carpenter, woodwork, delusion, enabling, dissapointment
"You mounted the mirror upside down, Harold!"
"I want a divorce, Al but I'd like to keep you on as a handyman."
'Do it yourself?'
'Here's a house that needs fixing up. Are you handy with money?'
"Maybe the termite problem should take precedence over the chimney problem."
Tags:honey-do list, honey-do lists, honey do list, honey do lists, termite, termites, pest, pests, bug, bugs, insect, insects, home repair, home repairs, house repair, house repairs, infestation, infestations, repair job, repair jobs, prioritize, prioritizing, prioritized, diy skills, diy list, diy lists, d.i.y. skills, d.i.y. lists
"Oh that's just my husband saving £150 on some 'satellite-instillation-that-any-old-idiot-could-install'..."
"A door can never have too many hinges."
"Sean's do-it-yourself repairs afford us a night out...usually in the emergency room."
"You'll have to excuse the president. He misses his old days at the construction site."
Elwood 'I Can Fix This Myself' McGrunzen
Tags:cemetery, cemeteries, grave, graves, graveyard, graveyards, d.i.y. project, d.i.y. projects, diy project, diy projects, eulogy, eulogies, gravestone, gravestones, obituary, obituaries, inscription, inscriptions, headstone, headstones, d.i.y. skill, d.i.y. skills, diy skill, diy skills, repair job, repair jobs
'Uh, Dad, is this going to take long?'
"Thank goodness you're here! My husband is trying to fix it himself!"
'Today on the Mr Fix It Show.'
"Measure with a micrometer. Mark with chalk. Cut with an axe."
"Most projects require three hands."
'My hubby breaks all the rules when he D.I.Y.s. . . but he breaks everything else as well.'
'I don't mind my hubby wearing the trousers in our house...it's his tool belt that worries me.'
'I seem to have a spare tap son.'
'I don't know why you use third rate handy men when you could use my second rate hubby?'