Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 5
Mildred, the church gossip and self-appointed monitor of the church's morals,
kept sticking her nose into other people's business.
Several members did not approve of her extra-curricular activities,
but feared her enough to maintain their silence.

She made a mistake, however, when she accused Frank, a new member, of being an alcoholic
after she saw his old car parked in front of the town's only bar one afternoon.
She emphatically told Frank (and several others) that everyone seeing it there would know
what he was doing.

Frank, a man of few words,stared at her for a moment and just turned and walked away.
He didn't explain, defend, or deny anything. He said nothing.
Later that evening, Frank quietly parked his car in front of Mildred's house,
walked home and left it there all night.
Print the post  

Announcements

HURL Rules
Relax, laugh and Enjoy Foolishly
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.