[lit-ideas] Re: Vagaries of language

  • From: wokshevs@xxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Julie Krueger <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 14:42:37 -0230

Poor fellah .... definitely needs a Swedish maid.

Never trainable .... always educativeable,

Walter O.





Quoting Julie Krueger <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>:

> While husbands are trainable, it is a slow process.  We have just
> completed the "put your dirty socks in the hamper and hang the towel
> back on the towel rack after having dried your clean hands" segment.
> Dishes are complex -- steps include:
> 
> Determining which dishes go in the dishwasher and which are done by hand
> Rinsing dishes before putting in dishwasher
> Unloading the dishwasher and learning what goes where
> Which dishes done by hand can be scrubbed with an SOS, which require a
> gentle touch
> Which side of the sink is for dirty dishes and which for clean
> Use of bottle brushes
> What can go down the disposal and what cannot
> 
> etc.
> 
> Julie Krueger
> oh so patient, you know
> 
> On 5/31/08, Mike Geary <atlas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > JK:
> > > Who knew?  That, then led me to the most wonderful phrase "-i is also
> > > -1.  I think you may begin to see why my dishes aren't done...).
> > >
> >
> >
> > It's almost 11:00 and your husband hasn't done the dishes yet?  You need
> to
> > make some heads roll.
> >
> > Mike Geary
> > Memphis
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