Re: Funniest DUMB thing you've ever done
While in college, I was working at Sbarro's, a pizza chain in most malls with mirrors all over the front of the restaurant. I had worked four days in a row, and, as a result, was down to my last pair of black pants. They, of course, had a broken zipper, but were otherwise just fine. So, putting an apron over my open zipper so no one would notice, I went ahead and worked.
Fast forward a couple hours. Rush hour noon on a Saturday. Christmas season. Making pizza after pizza after pizza. Pulled out a particularly difficult loaded supreme with my apron. Noticed the septagenarian notice me. In, like, a thousand mirrors.
Apologized profusely. She said it was alright, that she had been married before for almost 50 years and had seen "one of those". A comic pause, then, "Of course, it had been a few years."
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