We Thought You Would Be Prettier: True Tales of the Dorkiest Girl Alive

We Thought You Would Be Prettier: True Tales of the Dorkiest Girl Alive

Laurie Notaro


She notion she’d have extra time. Laurie Notaro figured she had not less than a couple of strong years left. yet no–it’s occurred. She has formally misplaced her marbles. From the child on the pet-food shop checkout line whose coif is so extraordinary it makes her seethe “I’m going to kick his hair’s ass!” to the hapless Sears customer-service rep at the receiving finish of her crusade of Terror, not anyone is secure from Laurie’s wrath. Her cranky facet turns out to have eaten the remainder of her–inner-thigh Chub Rub and all. And the implications are breathtaking.

Her riffs on e mail unsolicited mail (“With all of those impossible to resist deals served as much as me on a plate, i need A PENIS NOW!!”), eBay (“There may be an eBay wading pool, the place you could in simple terms bid on worthwhile Moments collectible figurines and Avon items, it's essential make it via earlier than leaping into the deep end”), and the perils of St. Patrick’s Day (“When I’m using, the very last thing i want is a herd of inebriates darting out and in of site visitors like loaded chickens”) are the stuff of legend. And for Laurie, it’s all actual.

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