Totally Frenched Out

From the blogger formerly known as Samdebretagne

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Fab just had the nerve to call and say that we owed taxes this year, and could I please send him a check for 300€. My response? "Ha! Consider it a break-up tax honey. You owe me, not the other way around". (Not to mention that he would've had even more to pay had we not been pacsed). His reply? "Yeah, you're right, but you have to admit it was worth a try"!!



Blogger Milk Jam said...

lol nice try fab. i don't think so! haha

May 29, 2008 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger Patricia said...

What a cheap jerk! I can't believe he called you to ask you for that money!!!!!!!!! You are so much better than that, Sam! Paris looks beautiful - so glad you are there and not with Fab! Enjoy Paris!

May 29, 2008 at 2:10 PM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

Good answer. What gall, even if he didn't really expect to get anything from you!

May 29, 2008 at 2:59 PM  
Blogger misschris said...

He needs to take some lessons in how to be a gentleman.

May 29, 2008 at 3:05 PM  
Blogger Katia said...

Oh la la, what a cheapskate! Glad you put him in his place ;)
And WELCOME to the city of lights!

May 29, 2008 at 3:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i guess he thinks a lot of rotten things are worth a try.

May 29, 2008 at 3:58 PM  
Blogger Leyla said...

Sam Tucker, I am going to come over to France and give that boy a slap. What the hell is he playing at? Take no more of his crap Tucks. I am going to call you later of call me I'm home from the beach now.
Leyla xxxx

May 29, 2008 at 7:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You "kept it real", and he responded. There has to be a certain satisfaction in that. Nice work, Sam!

May 30, 2008 at 6:34 AM  
Blogger Leesa said...

Oh la la... You know he just wanted an excuse to call you... even though it was a lame-ass excuse, at that.. The nerve... I know he is really feeling the loss, while you... on the other hand, my dear, are enjoying a beautiful view from your bedroom window... You will get everything done, of course... and have time enjoy the Paris that we all know and love... You will have a wonderful time exploring this city!! Take care and enjoy your beautiful view!!

May 30, 2008 at 7:22 AM  
Blogger La Framéricaine said...

You actually might want to pay that tax as proof of your relationship and status at the time the taxes in question were generated. Particularly if your name is on the tax return documentation and you get a receipt for the $300 euros. Is your name on the tax return?

You will want to be able to document your domestic arrangements right up to the last conjugal moment.

If you think that the French don't look at that when they're handing out passports, you might want to reconsider.

Just a thought...

May 30, 2008 at 9:28 PM  
Blogger Doc said...

Sam, I'm honestly wondering just how you managed to share a bed with this guy because his balls, they've got to be HUGE to try a thing like that. Gah!

May 30, 2008 at 9:32 PM  
Blogger Samantha said...

Doc, you crack me up.

And don't worry, framéricaine, both of our names are on the tax return but Fab is going to pay the entire bill. He pays less taxes when my income is taken into account. But either way, he knows he has no right to ask me for money at this point!!

May 31, 2008 at 12:54 AM  
Blogger Jules said...

I agree with Leesa, he gave up too easily, probably just wanted to hear your voice.

May 31, 2008 at 8:54 PM  
Blogger Mouse said...

Well, at least you know you're better off without him, n'est-ce pas? And Paris! I am SO jealous because it's STILL raining in Brittany and I, for one, have had enough of mud and cows and bloody rain! I'm all set to packup and leave and go get me a Life again!

PS Thanks for coming back to collect me,I thought we'd lost touch!

June 2, 2008 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger A Seattleite in Paris said...

Good for you! It was nervy of him to call and ask.

June 4, 2008 at 12:25 PM  

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