Boxing day sales today. As a husband, my job is mostly to hang around and carry things, prefereably not wandering off. During the interminable queues for access to the fitting rooms the husband has to find something to do. And since he is standing in the ladies apparel department, he needs to be somewhat circumspect. In my case: find some not so good looking clothes on a rack, stands nearby, but our of a thoroughfare and stare off into the middle distance.

Well today I found out something unusual…

Any clothes, no matter how unflattering, can be made instantly more desirable by stationing a disinterested male in front of them!

It worked over and over again. And not just with me, I saw many other guys shooed out of the way so ladies could descend onto the racks and dismiss the mechanise. I think I need a beer…