Saturday, January 10, 2009

A funny story I forgot to blog

A few months back, I was with my boss and two co-workers at a lawyer mixer thing. A prominent local lawyer was there too. He was with a kid, I'd say about 16-years-old. The kid was short and wearing a suit that was way too big for him. In addition, he had long, emo hair in his face, kinda bad skin, and he looked like he hated being there. He stood by himself off to the side while the lawyer schmoozed it up. Typical teenager, pretty much. So I'm introduced to the lawyer and here's how the conversation went:

Me: It's nice to meet you. Is this your son?
Him: No, it's my husband.
Me: Oh. I'm sorry.
My boss & co-workers: (mortified)

So yeah, apparently the "kid" wasn't a kid at all. And the prominent local lawyer is gay. And he is "married" to a much, much younger man. And I am a jackass. Awesome.

8 comments:

Bethany said...

That still makes me laugh. In your defense, he does have a son about the same age. creepy.

Shannon said...

Is the prominent young lawyer on TV?

Chrissy and Jack said...

Holy shit, Claudia, that is the funniest thing I've ever heard!

Cladeedah said...

I didn't say the prominent lawyer was young. He's probably in his 50's. The "husband" was no more than 20. And, no, not on tv to my knowledge.

Jen said...

That's funny. He has an emo boytoy as old as his son.

yournamehere said...

I was so hoping it was Glenn Lerner.

Vanessa said...

tee hee...I saw the prominent lawyer on TV and thought about this story...you're soooo funny!

Brian said...

In some cultures, that would be a compliment.

Okay, I'm really reaching on that one.