This expression always made me laugh.  At first glance you might be tempted to think that it’s derogatory until you analyze it a little.

On one of our trips to El Paso, we stopped to refuel at a gas station.  In the next lane was a man who was getting ready to clean the windshield of his car.  When he used the trigger of the spray bottle, instead of the windshield being the target, his face was.  What amazed me was that he squirted himself in the face two more times before realizing he needed to turn the bottle around.   He finished that half of the windshield and walked around to the other side of the car to finish the windshield.  Apparently he had unintentionally turned the bottle back around because he squirted himself again in the face.  After a little pause,  . . . (more)

 

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