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V-Day Whoops: Man gives wife turnips instead of tulips

A Western Kentucky man misheard his wife when she asked for tulips for Valentine’s Day. Allan Harris instead thought his wife, Nina, said “turnips,” so he got her just that: a dozen turnips in a bucket that says “I love you.”

Once he realized his mistake, Allan went back and got the tulips. It made for a funny Valentine’s Day and a lesson in listening for the Hartford couple, and earned them a spot on WEHT news:

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for V-Day Whoops: Man gives wife turnips instead of tulips



  1. J. Did
    8:06 pm February 15, 2019 Permalink

    Too bad he didn’t give her flowers….on a piano.

    Or, she reciprocating with tulips……



  2. pupdawg9
    8:21 pm February 15, 2019 Permalink

    Love the John Prine shirt. He’s close to Muhlenberg County!



  3. 4everUKblue
    12:04 am February 16, 2019 Permalink

    And you may see me tonight with an illegal smile, it don’t cost very much but it lasts a long while…