Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Close but no Cigar

A friend and I were once playing Battleship.  I called out "B-5."  He replied, "Close, but no cigar."  I told him that I wasn't looking for a cigar, I was looking for his submarine, and that if he tried to smoke that little piece of plastic I would expect that he would be sorely disappointed.  He looked at me oddly, and then walked away, right in the middle of our game.  Some people can be such poor-losers.


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