Don't take this the wrong way, but you would have the most amazing body if you just lost 10 or 15 pounds.' As he's hugging me, he says this.I was devastated, and ended up telling him off." She broke up with him soon after."She started lecturing me and telling me I shouldn't give in to tantrums and that I should have taken him outside and spanked him," Delger says.Then, the woman did the unthinkable: She took the cookie away from Joshua, who was only 14 months old at the time.Allen Klein, 70, a motivational speaker in San Francisco, discovered that himself. "The owner of the business next door, a Chinese man, told me that he could cure my baldness.To make my hair grow, he said I should catch a very young mouse. Let the bottle sit for six months or so, then, every day, rub some of the vodka on my head." Klein had a good laugh."We actually weren't even trying at the time." Still, the acquaintance, a chiropractor, assumed Guymon and her husband were having fertility issues (they weren't) and sent her a letter explaining how he could adjust her back to help her get pregnant.
Cindy Post Senning, a director of the Emily Post Foundation and, like her great-grandmother, an etiquette expert, says not only did Delger do the right thing in this situation, but that the same tactics should be applied to similar run-ins.
"His little face just crumpled," says Delger, who decided to give the woman some advice of her own.