Today, I was at work. I work at a grocery store and a woman pulls a cart to me filled with chips, breads, lunch meats, and sodas. I said to her "Looks like you are going to have a fun party" she then looks at me and says "My mother just died, this is for after the funeral. FML

by KMKWEEN / 02/16/2009 at 9:37am / United States (Pennsylvania) / Work

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  • Just quickly say, "I'm sorry to hear that ma'am."

    However it sounds like the people who replied never actually been to a funeral. Afterwards they usually have a small gathering of people. They usually serve stuff like sandwhich and stuff and people talk, then they leave. It's not a "pig out" as suggested by some people. Think: sad party.

    #7 - On 02/16/2009 at 12:15pm by NofolkDude

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  • To which I would have replied "Awesome. I hope it works out well." Since people eat and remember nice things about the deceased at funerals to make themselves feel better in order to deal with the sadness of the passing, it's very important that the party is as fun as possible.

    #3 - On 02/16/2009 at 11:18am by Shadowbird

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