#2 Daughter is a serious-minded person. I don’t mean dull or humorless; I just mean she doesn’t take things lightly.
She works in an office where all the other workers are not just male, they’re defiantly male. They have to display how BOY they are. They can’t talk about sports without many HAR-HAR-HARs, for example.
I asked her if, when they talk about “that great play last night”, if she ever said something like, “Oh, you mean Hamlet on PBS? That WAS good!”
She said she did something like that once. Then, after a few seconds of basking in the memory, she said,
They didn’t laugh, but I did.
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A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: A deliberate pretense of misunderstanding.