In the land of twenty-somethings, there are a lot of engagements. And resultantly, a lot of weddings. And resultantly, a lot of bachelor/bachelorette parties. Not necessarily in that order.
Timereports that bachelor parties first emerged in the 1920’s as a fancy gentlemen’s dinner hosted by the groom-to-be’s father. The bachelorette party didn’t emerge until the 1960’s, when women woke up and saw…
One time in like 5th grade I had this teacher and she gave us all bottles of shit like this and told us to squeeze it all out and of course we were like fuck yeah and did it and then she said, “Now, try and shove it all back in the container.” Of course we all tried, and then stared at her confused as shit. When we all obviously gave up, she said, “In the moment, you were so consumed with what you were doing that you didn’t realize the mess you were making. Then, after it was so quickly and easily poured out, you realize it is impossible to put it all back in. Remember this for the rest of your lives when it comes to the words that come out of your mouth” and we were like 10 so we were like yeah ok whatever lady, but somehow to this day I think of it constantly.
Do you ever have that one line in a song that just means the world to you and has this deeper meaning that you feel just explains everything and then your friends listen to it and are just like that’s cool but you’re like NO THAT LINE IS JUST EVERYTHING HOW DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND and you realize just how much music means to you