Everyone remembers the rules of childhood. No running in corridors, no chocolate until you finish your vegetables, and strictly no mixed-sex sleep overs.
Well, one man tried to bend this last rule, and the results were hilarious.
Mason wanted to stay over at his friend Houston's for a sleep over, but her mum had a single-sex only rule.
So he decided to text her and see if she would bend the rules for their blossoming friendship.
In a tweet he shared a picture of a text exchange he claims to have had with Houston's mum :
Hey Mrs Shelton! This is Mason Brian Barclay, I am one of Houston’s new best friends. If she had people over on Friday, would I, a homosexual male, be able to take part in the sleepover. I think the common meaning behind only allowing the same sex to share sleepovers is due to the typical interest in the opposite sex, when in this case, I do not like the opposite sex.
Surely no one can refuse such a request?
Well, Mrs Shelton didn't refused, instead she sent this reply: