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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY - (a husband's point of view) - By Pam Ayres of course..
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Aug 17, 2013 01:59:28   #
caroltalbot
 
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY - (a husband's point of view) - By Pam Ayres of course..

The missus bought a Paperback,
down Shepton Mallet way,
I had a look inside her bag;
... ... T'was "Fifty Shades of Grey".
Well I just left her to it,
And at ten I went to bed.
An hour later she appeared;
The sight filled me with dread...
In her left she held a rope;
And in her right a whip!
She threw them down upon the floor,
And then began to strip.
Well fifty years or so ago;
I might have had a peek;
But Mabel hasn't weathered well;
She's eighty four next week!!
Watching Mabel bump and grind;
Could not have been much grimmer.
And things then went from bad to worse;
She toppled off her Zimmer!
She struggled back upon her feet;
A couple minutes later;
She put her teeth back in and said
I am a dominater !!
Now if you knew our Mabel,
You'd see just why I spluttered,
I'd spent two months in traction
For the last complaint I'd uttered.
She stood there nude and naked
Bent forward just a bit
I went to hold her, sensual like
and stood on her left tit!
Mabel screamed, her teeth shot out;
My god what had I done!?
She moaned and groaned then shouted out:
"Step on the other one"!!
Well readers, I can't tell no more;
About what occurred that day.
Suffice to say my jet black hair,
Turned fifty shades of grey
 
Aug 17, 2013 02:08:04   #
Moggymum
 
Sooooooo good still chuckling
Aug 17, 2013 02:08:13   #
minniemo (a regular here)
 
She is so good :thumbup: :thumbup:
Aug 17, 2013 02:15:52   #
Donnaj65
 
Hilarious!
Aug 17, 2013 02:28:15   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
I can just hear her reciting this! What a picture it conjures!
Aug 17, 2013 02:39:20   #
missmolly (a regular here)
 
:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
 
Aug 17, 2013 05:07:18   #
cute-n-cuddly-designs
 
hahahah that is good lol xx
Aug 17, 2013 05:09:54   #
kiwiannie
 
You have to go along way to beat Pam Ayers. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Aug 17, 2013 05:26:55   #
madkiwi
 
Typical Pam Ayers. Hysterical, as usual. I've always loved the one that has the phrase "I dont like your attitude!"
"Well. its not your 'at 'e chewed!"

Madkiwi
Aug 17, 2013 06:35:21   #
trasara
 
Thanks my hubby and I had a very needed laugh!
Aug 17, 2013 07:01:16   #
Britknitar (a regular here)
 
:lol: :lol: :thumbup:
 
Aug 18, 2013 07:02:22   #
Nanny Lynn
 
Lurker 2 wrote:
I can just hear her reciting this! What a picture it conjures!


Same here, I think she is so funny. Thanks for sharing :D :thumbup: :thumbup:
Aug 18, 2013 07:10:36   #
Glenlady (a regular here)
 
Nanny Lynn wrote:
Same here, I think she is so funny. Thanks for sharing :D :thumbup: :thumbup:


Me too, I love Pam Eyres, I can just imagine her reciting that :thumbup: :) :) :)
Aug 18, 2013 07:26:04   #
Quincy's Mom
 
My DH and I just had a good laugh! Thx. :lol:
Aug 18, 2013 07:31:00   #
Picklelady
 
Loved it!
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