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Yes mom, I think you're sexy!

by smartAttack on May 8, 2010   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

One day, when I was a young teen, I came upon a most unsettling thing. My mother was mopping the kitchen floor humming the tune to Rod Stewart's 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy' (The very same mother who would gasp and change the station if the Who's 'Sqeezebox' came on and who wouldn't let me go see Grease because it was practically pornographic.) (I went anyways!)


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