I was in line behind this dude with do-rag in corner store and his lady had on these white stretch jeans and house slippers! Here’s the craziness they were talking about:
Woman to Man: “That’s because you ain’t give me my money on time, and if you’d give me my money on time I’d get the medicine.”
Man to Woman : “Then take this $20, go to Rite Aid and get it, but I’m not payin’ for them cigarettes”
Woman to Me as she walks out the door: “You see that? A nigga gives you the crabs and still stays all up on you and won’t even get you the medicine and some Newports. Ain’t that some ol’ mess?”
What Would Thembi Do?
–Submitted by a ‘Coononymous’ Source.
Some ol’ mess, indeed! First of all, people who at first glance seem to be fully-functional but poorly dressed and then by speaking reveal that they’re crazy are what I call the “quasi-crazy.” In the same sense that most rapes are committed by someone the victim knows, most assaults by crazy people are in fact committed the quasi-crazy. This is because they sneak up on you in situations like this, and draw you into their world without warning. Therefore, Thembi would NEVER make eye contact with this woman. My favorite defenses include pretending I only speak French or that I am deaf.
That said, this woman clearly has some self-esteem issues. I’ve never had “the crabs” before, but if I did I would not continue involvement with the man who gave them to me, ESPECIALLY if I have to ask him twice for money to kill those buggers! As far as he is concerned, how are you gonna give someone “the crabs” and then be “all up on them”? Is he performing some sort of science experiment? This conversation really could have been held privately. By the way, can we please stop with the Newports as a people?