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Thursday, July 3, 2008

Blood Brother

posted by on July 3 at 16:50 PM

A text message from my friend Hester:

Just passed a nerdy dude wearing a shirt that said “I’m a Keeper.” Is that something other than a gross device for catching my period?

Thanks for the offer, guy!

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goalie in soccer

Posted by hillpagan | July 3, 2008 5:00 PM

Neatest Slog post ever! Blech!

Posted by Fnarf | July 3, 2008 5:15 PM
Posted by Jubilation T. Cornball | July 3, 2008 5:16 PM

Oh, I can picture it now....I am sure that the conversation must have gone something like this.

"Like ohhh mmmyyy gawddd! Like he was like sooo much a nerd. And wait, like I am texting you the gawd's honest truth, he like had this nerdy shirt that was like sooo uncool. I was like, hey nerd like what do you want to catch? my period or something or whattt??? LOL! I would send you a picture of him but I like have filled my phone with pictures of the cutest shoes! And that hot shoe salesman. Now he can catch my feet anytime! Got to go, Hester"

Posted by Sad Comment | July 3, 2008 5:28 PM



Posted by Lindy | July 3, 2008 5:51 PM
6's a reference to a goal keeper in soccer. You were obviously passed up when picking sides for sports in PE.


Posted by Tony Meola | July 3, 2008 6:16 PM

Uh, no it's not. It's referring to his suitability as a long-term mate. It's from fishing, where a "keeper" is one nice enough (i.e., within the legal size limit) to keep, as opposed to throwing back in the water.

Posted by Fnarf | July 3, 2008 6:44 PM

Or maybe he's a Promisekeeper? Do you have to already be married to be one of those?

Posted by banjoboy | July 3, 2008 6:53 PM

This post confuses me. How would anybody understand that shirt as anything other than what Fnarf said?

As in "he's a keeper", meaning, he's a good guy and you should continue dating him.

Posted by Julie | July 3, 2008 7:03 PM

Googled it for fun...found one for goalies, one based of fnarf's long term mate definition, and one about fish in the top three. Everyone is right. Except Hester and Lindy.

Posted by Gabe | July 3, 2008 7:04 PM

@ everyone:

Now I'm confused. What are you guys talking about? This man's t-shirt could obviously refer to nothing but a menstruating hippie's rubber vagina cup. I've never heard of soccer but it sounds stupid.

Posted by Lindy | July 3, 2008 7:23 PM

Goalkeepers are hot. Crazy, but hot.

Posted by Abby | July 3, 2008 7:48 PM

He's obviously a Quidditch player.

I'm a chaser, myself.

Posted by Ben | July 3, 2008 9:22 PM

If any of my wives ever touched theirselves that sort of way to put one of those satan devices in them, they'd never see the age of 13.

Posted by Warren Jeffs | July 3, 2008 11:00 PM

Ohmygawd, Lindy!


Posted by brent | July 3, 2008 11:54 PM

What about a keeper of animals? Does anyone need to Google that?

Posted by Gloria | July 4, 2008 6:27 AM

Also, why is everyone assuming "keeper" refers to a soccer goalie, hmmm? Can't a "keeper" also refer to a hockey or lacrosse net minder? The prejudice here had now reached a new level. It sickens me to be a part of this obviously soccer biased discussion.

Posted by Gabe | July 4, 2008 9:36 AM

my friend has one of those shirts, obviously it is referring to the nasty vagina cup thing, since his shirt is also RED

Posted by high and bi | July 4, 2008 4:05 PM

I think I'll make a few, just saying "Keeper."

Anyone want to buy one? I can have them out this week.

Posted by Gabe | July 4, 2008 10:57 PM

Classy Lindy!

Posted by R | July 5, 2008 8:17 PM

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