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"In the ring, kid. We want you to take a fall in the ring."
Tags:fall, falls, falling, take a fall, takes a fall, taking a fall, dive, dives, diving, fix, fixed, fixing, match fixing, boxing match, boxing matches, miscommunication, miscommunications, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, misinterpreting, boxer, boxers, fight, fights, fighting, fighter, fighters, rigged, mafia, gamble, gambles, gambling, communication, prizefighter, prizefighters, prizefighting, boxing ring, boxing rings, corruption, athlete, athletes
Duck visits the dentist,
'When you asked if I'd 'like a little company' I didn't expect you to start trying to sell me your dry-cleaning business!'
"When we agreed not to give each other anything, I certainly didn't mean nothing at all."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationship, long-term relationships, bad relationship, bad relationships, marital fight, marital fights, domestic, domestics, domestic argument, domestic arguments, spousal dispute, spousal disputes, christmas, christmas time, christmas present, christmas presents, christmas gift, christmas gifts, misunderstanding, misunderstanding, miscommunication, miscommunications, christmas time
'He said I'm a horse's ass.'
"It's co-wuld! You didn't tell me it was going to be co-wuld!"
Tags:ski, skiing, skiing holiday, skiing holidays, skier, skiers, regret, regrets, regretful, cold, the cold, cold weather, freezing, freezing weathers, unprepared, misunderstand, misunderstanding, uninformed, couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, miscommunications, miscommunication, complain, complaining, complaint, complaints
"A cup of java? Have you tried the Thai restaurant?"
Tags:dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, cooking, diner, diners, restaurant, restaurants, cafe, cafes, java, indonesia, thai, thailand, coffee, coffees, confused, confusion, mistake, mistakes, mistaken, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, miscommunication, word play, wordplay
"Impressive, but I meant accounting tricks."
Tags:accounting, accountant, accountants, accounting tricks, imaginative accounting, trick, tricks, circus trick, circus tricks, circus skills, juggling, juggling fire, unicycle, unicycles, unicycling, impressive skills, impressive tricks, day job, day jobs, office, offices, cubicle, cubicles, misunderstanding, misunderstood, misheard, miscommunication
'Did you bring the tackle?'
Tags:fishing trip, fishing trips, fishing expedition, fishing expeditions, fishing rod, fishing rods, fishermen, fisherman, fishing tackle, fishing tackles, tackle, tackles, tackler, tacklers, defense, american football, footballer, footballers, miscommunication, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"She's giving me the look that says no - but I know its yes."
Tags:wife, wives, husband, husbands, married life, married couple, miscommunication, miscommunications, miscommunicating, love-life, love life, different page, battle of the sexes, gender difference, gender politics, nonverbal communications, non-verbal communications, married life, libido, libidos, grocery list, grocery lists
"Apparently you mistook my laugh of derision for a smile of approval."
Tags:miscommunication, miscommunications, executive, executives, business executive, employee, employees, bad employee, bad employees, business executives, manager, incompetent, incompetence, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, misunderstand, misunderstanding, bosses, poor communication, bad communication, no communication, disapprove, disapproving, disapproval
'I meant bring your fishing tackle.'
"Captain, we're headed straight toward a big gaping hole of needs!"
Tags:captain, gender, gender stereotype, gender stereotypes, man, men, women, woman, captains, space travel, space ship, space ships, spaceship, spaceships, black hole, black holes, need, needs, miscommunication, miscommunications, understanding, communication problem, communication problems, want, wants, wife, wives, husband, husbands, spouse, spouses
"We understand each other and respect each other's privacy." "That cat hates me."
Tags:animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, cat, cats, feline, felines, cat owner, cat owners, privacy, space, respect, mutual respect, hate, dislike, despise, aloof, cold, distant, relationship, relationships, relationship problems, relationship issues, misunderstanding, miscommunication
"Sometimes it's easier if you break the work up into little chunks."
'No, sorry. You've reached Dragons. Payroll is on extension 4702. Shall I put you through?'
"Seriously? You bought me a boa? How silly of you, Henry...no one wears those anymore!"
Tags:boa, boas, boa constrictor, boa constrictors, python, pythons, feather boa, feather boas, miscommunication, miscommunications, homonym, homonyms, formal wear, snake, snakes, herpetologist, herpetologists, reptile, reptile cage, reptile cages, makeup, make-up, lipstick, dress up, dresses up, dressing up, gauche, out-of-date
"When you said we needed to talk, you didn't say I needed to listen."
Tags:husband, wife, husbands, wives, couple, couples, marriage, married, marry, relationship, relationships, rude, sarcastic, sarcasm, talk, talking, discuss, discussion, listen, listening, active listening, newspaper, reading, read, couples counselling, couples therapy, marriage therapy, marriage counselling, miscommunication, misunderstanding
"Yes, that is a pretty penny...but when I said that what the necklace would cost, I meant..."
Tags:literal, literally, figurative, expression, expressions, pretty penny, pretty pennies, idiom, idioms, take literally, taken literally, necklace, jewellery, jewelry, expensive, high cost, high costs, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, miscommunication, miscommunications, miscommunicate, jewelry store, jewellery store, jewelry stores, jewellery stores
"Well, how was I supposed to know you were saving them for something special?"
"O.K., maybe that was inelegantly stated."
Tags:king, kings, revolt, revolts, revolting, politician, politicians, speech, speeches, misspeak, misspeaks, misspeaking, misspoken, mob, mobs, angry mob, angry mobs, slip-up, slip-ups, slipping up, angry mob, torches and pitchforks, castle, castles, storm the castle, storming the castle, communication, miscommunication, miscommunications, miscommunicate, miscommunicatiing, communication issue, communication issues
'My wife wanted me to get more active in sports, so I signed up or TWO fantasy football leagues.'
Tags:active, physically active, activity, physical activity, exercise, sporty, sport related, diner, coffee, friends, drinking, sports, football, fantasy football, wife, husband, miscommunication, misunderstanding, easy route, fantasy football league, workout, workouts, fitness, sedentary lifestyle, sedentary lifestyles
"No, you idiot. It says 'I left you four brownies'!"
Tags:couple, married couple, marriages, married life, married couple, misunderstandings, miscommunication, miscommunicating, spelling error, spelling errors, adultery, adulterer, adulterers, affair, affairs, divorce, divorces, elopement, elopements, marriage, message, note, misconception, misunderstanding, brownie, brownies, snack, spelling mistake, spelling mistakes, snacks, wife, wives, husband, husbands
"I would have thought it OBVIOUS that when I said I didn't want ANYTHING I obviously MEANT that I wanted the diamond ring I showed you!"
Tags:christmas, present, presents, christmas present, christmas presents, gift, gifts, christmas gift, christmas gifts, communicate, communicates, communication, read between the lines, reading between the lines, wife, wives, husband, husbands, send a message, sends a message, sending a message, diamond, diamonds, earring, earrings, miscommunication, miscommunications, miscommunicate, miscommunicates, signal, signals