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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

It's Tag, and I'm It!

I've been tagged in a game by Terri at Terri's Little Corner.  I don't usually take part in this stuff, but today, I said what the heck!

Here’s the skinny on this game/meme, according to Terri at Terri's Little Corner:

You must list 5 things about yourself; 4 of them must be bold-faced lies. Just make some shit up, we’ll never know; one of them has to be true, though. Of course, nobody will ever know the difference, so we’re just on the honor system here. I trust you. Except for the 4 you lied about, you lying bastards! But don’t go crazy trying to think of stuff as we’re not really interested in quality here. Then you must pass this on to 5 bloggers.   I totally copied this whole paragraph off Terri's Little Corner, ' cause I’m lazy like that.


Now for the 4 lies and a truth:



1.  For two years, I taught English as a Second Language in Paraguay in the Peace Corps.

2.  In high school, I went out for football but was turned down and told girls were not allowed to play boys' sports.

3.  My paternal grandmother was proposed to by Percival Baxter, who later became Governor of Maine.

4.  After I was divorced from my first husband, I decided to have breast augmentation surgery and went from a "B" cup to a "D" cup. 

5.  As a freshman in college, I had a secret affair with my English instructor; he was fired by the college at the end of the second semester.

There you go!   Can you tell which is truth and which are fiction?


I've chosen to pass this nonsense along to these lucky bloggy friends (whom you should be following, DUH):


1.  Lazarus at the LG Report

2.  Tracy at It's An Average Life..

3.  Pearl at Why Pearl, You Little.....

4.  Allessandra at the Life and Times of A. Nighbert

5.  Debbie at Debbie Does Drivel

Okay, you guys....it's all yours.  You're it!

And for the rest of you....go show these guys some bloggy love!
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22 comments:

Lazarus said...

Damn, Eva, this is the first time I've ever been hit by something like this, I'm still a newbie blogger! I just posted a fresh interview with Carol from England seconds ago, so this will have to wait a couple of days, but I'll play along. So which is your true statement? I found them all interesting and believable; don't keep us hanging!

Brian Miller said...

i am thinking #3 is true...

Theresa said...

Number 1, definitely number 1. No, no it's number 3....for sure. No wait, it's Number 1. I just know it is. Am I right? Am I right?

Terri
http://tsonodablog.wordpress.com

Joanie said...

I'll guess #2 is true.

You'll tell us later, right?

Vodka Logic said...

I say number 1 as well.. i am pretty sure you were a teacher.. good one.

Out of My Mind said...

OK....I already have a post for today so I will say...
#1 is too easy must be a misdirection.
#2 is possible, but, I think you were in HS before that craze hit.
#3 Well, this is probably it but lets check the rest.
#4 no sane person would someone want to go from B to D. Woah, the key word is sane. Been reading you for a while so this is a consideration.
#5 Don't buy it!
So that leaves #3

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Hi Eva, this is my first visit to your blog after your visit to ours at the frog and penguinn. This was a fun post and I plan to read some older posts later today and then maybe venture a guess. Glad to "meet" someone else living in Maine so when we revist (as Grenville assures me we will) we will "know" folks there! Do drop in again as we too enjoy visits and comments. BTW I agree with your statement declining awards.

Sofia's Ideas said...

Oooh! I do hope its number five!!! How scandalous!

blueviolet said...

The first one is true. Total guess, but I'm going with it.

runawaybride said...

I go for no.3 being true... Will you be telling us which is the truth?

Sarah said...

Hi Eva,

Thanks so much for your sweet comment this morning. You really brightened my day. My crappy, crappy day. And thanks for the laughs :)

Sarah

MJ said...

Hey there! It's been a while since I stopped by your blog (my blogger name used to be Joholdenhan) so I thought I'd drop by..not even going to try to guess which is fact and which is fiction. haha

Candice said...

The fake boobs one is totally true. I'm guessing that you also have a stripper pole in your living room. Am I right?

Chris@Knucklehead! said...

I'm gonna go with the Percival Baxter one as being true. It's just odd enough. I as tempted to go with the teacher one, but maybe it's too obvious.

And I know it's not number 5. Any college professor lucky enough to have a romp with Eva wouldn't be fired . . . they'd build him a statue in the quad.

Rose said...

i think no. 3 is true rose

Joann Mannix said...

Number three and if it isn't I'm going to be totally impressed, because that's not something easily made up.

Retired English Teacher said...

I say number five because that sounds pretty risque. Tell us, is it true.

StephanieC said...

Someone's hot for teacher! lol

Reeni said...

I'm thinking #1 is true?!

Average Girl said...

I think you were just naughty enough to have an affair with your professor... that is where my vote is!

Thanks for tagging me... I can't wait to do this!

Eva Gallant said...

Laz: No problem with waiting a couple of days. I did. The answer is in tomorrow's post.

Terri: Answer is in tomorrow's post.

Outofmymind: I love your deductive reasoning! Check back tomorrow.

Beatrice! Thanks so much for dropping by. I hope it becomes a habit!

Sofia: I wish it was #5! Check in tomorrow!

Runawaybride: the answer is here tomorrow!

MJ: Feel free to visit often.

Rose: check back tomorrow.

Stephanie: I was! but it's not true.

Deb said...

A day late and a dollar short. I read the answer but would have bet my short dollar that #5 was the truth!

Oooo! I was tagged! Woo Hoo! While I do not do memes, youyous or wewe (well, sometimes I have no choice but to do the latter), I am honored that you chose me! Look for a shout out to you, the one and only Eva, at my place very soon. I hope that won't make you lose any readers.