Posts tagged: lifestyle advice
3. “Keep them dogies rollin'.”
2. “Keep movin', movin', movin'.”
1. “Don' try to understand 'em.”
Before getting all huffy and going into “I want to speak to the manager” mode, ask yourself one question.
“Am I an utter moron?”
If yes, you might want to rethink your position.
I came in to the office this morning to find an email rebuke from a reader who had failed to understand the easily grasped point of a recent Slice item. She offered me a brief lecture on my “mistake.”
Fine. She's an idiot. We all are now and then. I wrote back and said I was aware that Christopher Columbus did not have a ship called the Pinto. (Someone having made that error was the whole basis of the column item.)
But here's what I really loved. She sent a copy of her email to the editor of this newspaper. I guess she wanted to get me in hot water.
My hope is that this critic was drunk or is actually a child. Otherwise, she might be one of the 20 stupidest people I have dealt with in 19-plus years of doing this column. And believe me, the competition for that status has been ferocious.