Yes, that would explain it.......Perhaps ewie and I are struggling to avoid the concept of a human ball-clipping (wince).
Ahem ... yesThe dropping jaw could be figurative.
Perhaps ewie and I are struggling to avoid the concept of a human ball-clipping (wince).
Oh!But the speaker/writer was a woman
"Even if I do say so" gives it away. The father wouldn't have to excuse his appreciation of the girl's beauty. In fact, he wouldn't even talk of beauty. He'd just say "Phwoooooorrr! You should have seen her!" or whatever the American equivalent might be.Ahem ... yes
And I thought it would be funnier if even the dog noticed how 'hot' the young lady was.
EDIT, after KB:
How do you know that, Mr.B? I thought (from the language employed*) that it was the father speaking ...
*I move in very refined circles, don't forget ~ no lady I know would ever say Holy crap.
Apart from Loob, of course.
Don't you just hate it when that happens?The dog of a friend of mine always "rapes" (the knee of) a very feminin friend when she comes round their house, but leaves alone plainer women.