A very shy guy goes into a tavern and sees a beautiful woman
sitting at the bar. After an hour of gathering up
his courage he finally goes over to her and asks, tentatively,
"Um, would you mind if I chatted with you for a while?"
She responds by yelling, at the top of her lungs, "No, I won't
sleep with you tonight!"
Everyone in the bar is now staring at them. Naturally, the guy
is hopelessly and completely embarrassed and he slinks back to
After a few minutes, the woman walks over to him and apologizes.
She smiles at him and says, "I'm sorry if I embarrassed you. You
see, I'm a graduate student in psychology and I'm studying how
people respond to embarrassing situations."
To which he responds, at the top of his lungs, "What do you mean