An Alka-Seltzer Moment

The plinky prompt today was describe your most embarrassing moment.

This one is the stuff legends are made of.

Think back a long, long time. Are you back in the early days of television, when there were a whole series of Alka-Seltzer ads. They were one liners, followed by the picture of two Alka-Seltzer tablets being dropped in a glass. There were things like

“Are you SURE you paid the mortgage?” Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz


“Why is the dog digging in the neighbor’s flower beds?” Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz.

Well, my darling husband and I were newly married, and were visiting his parents. We were watching TV after dinner and one of those ads came on. I thought it was pretty funny, and repeated the words…

“I don’t nag – your mother nags!”

…and his mother walked in the door from the kitchen.

Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz…

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