The flowers of despair

I have always been wary of the Lost Ogle’s Monday Morning Tweets feature, and I became more so when their @TLOMMT account started following me. After several weeks of being ignored, I began to breathe a little easier.

Then they picked up on this one:

I can only conclude that it was chosen for double-entendre potential:

I don’t know about your esthetician, but when you’re having your rosebush pruned, you should really have her wear gloves. Especially if the wax is hot!

Or were you really talking about flowers?

For some reason, I felt compelled to set the record straight:

In retrospect, this may not have been the wisest move.


  1. Roger Green »

    2 July 2014 · 7:46 am

    You rascal! “Flowers”, yeah, OK…

  2. CGHill »

    2 July 2014 · 8:09 am

    I do, in fact, have roses.

  3. fillyjonk »

    2 July 2014 · 11:43 am

    Wow, the potential double-entendreness of that tweet made a nice whistling noise as it sailed 30 feet over my head. (Then again, I am known for my literal mindedness. And I do remember you have roses, from pictures you’ve posted of ’em)

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