Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Quoting the Princess Bride

It became clear to me tonight that I may have made a very serious error in my choice of mate. 
This is the conversation that took place between my husband and I tonight:

Me:  "My name is Inigo Montoya.  You killed my father.  Prepare to die."
Him:  "lol" (ok it was via text....while in different rooms....of the same house)
Him:  "What's that from?"
Me:........................ (picks jaw up off the floor)
Me:  "I do not envy you the headache when you awake.  But for now, rest well and dream of large women."
Him:  "No idea."
Me:  (out loud)  WHAT!!
Me:  "Vizzini:  Finish him! Finish him your way"
          Fezzik:  Oh good, my way.  Thank you Vizzini.  What's my way?
          Vizzini:  Pick up one of those rocks, get behind a boulder.  In a few minutes the man
                        in black will come running around the bend.  The minute his head is in view
                        HIT IT WITH THE ROCK!!!
          Fezzik:  My way's not very sportsman like."
Him:  "What the hell?"

Oh my god.  Can I really have married a man who can't quote Princess Bride?  Or at least know it when he hears it?  I mean, Come On..... the "you killed my father, prepare to die" bit can usually be picked up even by people who haven't seen it 500 or so times. 

How could I have been this stupid?  Think of all the lost humor.  All the references to iocaine powder that will never be giggled at.  If i say "Sleep well, I'll likely kill you in the morning" he won't get it. 

But worst of all, is this:
Me:  "Well, you could bring me up some ice cream and we could watch it, since you don't seem to remember it that well."
Him:  "Ok, in a little bit."
Me:  "Oh honey.  I set you up so nicely.  You could've answered with "as you wish".  It would've been epic."
Him:  "Why?"

Kill me.....


  1. Yep. Grounds for divorce, that is. Didn't you make that a prerequisite to marriage? I'm pretty sure that should always be in the prenup.

  2. Misty, I didn't think I had to....who hasn't seen Princess Bride? Ridiculous!!

  3. Who hasn't seen The Princess Bride? Inconceivable!!


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