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Today, one of my co-workers invited me to a cookout at her house with some other people from my new job. She said to wear my suit. Assuming she had a pool, I showed up in a bikini, only to find everyone else wearing business attire and staring at me like I had lost my mind. FML

By Anonymous - / Sunday 22 March 2009 02:36 / United States
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By  Maltastic  |  0

Not so much an FML, you should have asked her to specify. You'll be made fun of, and laughed at about it later.. I suggest when that time comes make a snazzy comment like "Well, I stood out and I had the best outfit there. Always expect me to make an entrance(insert wink here)" Don't dwell on it too much, it'll drive you insane.

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By  Maltastic  |  0

Not so much an FML, you should have asked her to specify. You'll be made fun of, and laughed at about it later.. I suggest when that time comes make a snazzy comment like "Well, I stood out and I had the best outfit there. Always expect me to make an entrance(insert wink here)" Don't dwell on it too much, it'll drive you insane.

By  Maltastic  |  0

Being cheesy makes it more light hearted... I wouldn't freak out and feel like an idiot when it's brought up later. the best people can laugh at themselves and their mishaps To clarify, I'm not telling her to lie, I'm talking about when it becomes a joke later...

By  texmas  |  0

Well, you should have asked for clarification - and everyone knows you wear something OVER the bathing suit anyway - because it would have been more common for her to say SWIMsuit, but your mistake was still understandable. There's nothing about a cookout that says "business attire" to me. That's more of a bathing suit occasion. So, two things happened. 1) Your coworker was a poor hostess who clearly has no idea what parties are supposed to be like. 2) You jumped to a conclusion.

By  flask_fml  |  0

#9: Suits are for the office, not a backyard cookout. Can you really picture a group of people in dark suits and ties sitting outside at a picnic bench, eating hot dogs with mustard? Have you ever been to a cookout like that?

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