I was at my friend's house one day when she was bidding on these beautiful french lamps on ebay... she'd been sitting on her laptop for five hours counting down, and she was winning the bidding... Anyway I distracted her with a The Notebook music video, and we forgot and went back two minutes too late... somebody had bidded 1 cent more than her and had won. And she was like "Nooooooooo!!!........ Ah well."
I felt really bad. I mean, I had distracted her. But still, she said it didn't matter.
Anyway an hour later her mother and grandmother came home and boasted that they had bought some wonderful things at DFO for her. And my friend asked what they'd gotten her, and before they said, I butted in and asked them simply: "French lamps?"
Of course, they were stumped as to what I was referring to, but my friend laughed and thought it was quite humorous. So ever since, we just say randomly "French lamps?"
Sort of sounds like Homer asking for steak.
"Mmm, money's too tight for steak."
"Uh... sure. Steak."
Anyway thought it was funny so I thought I would share it with you. Thus my current avatar (that's me btw).