Can’t prove it.
But I have a hunch that, around here at least, a fair number of people who work at home dress better on the job than many who toil in traditional workplaces. Especially when the weather gets warmer.
Slice answer: Are you a good kisser?
“I’ve always wondered,” wrote Forrest Schuck of Sandpoint. “My wife refuses to let me conduct any sort of meaningful broad-based survey.”
Best in-laws: John Kittel said his late mother-in-law was a wonderful lady and a great cook. “While I loved my own mom dearly (who was an OK cook), I occasionally reminded my wife that, if we ever had a falling out (which did not happen), I was going home to HER mother.”
And here’s a note from a gentleman who asked that I keep his name to myself. “I would like to nominate my mother-in-law as the best in-law,” he wrote. “Her nomination is based on her gift to me at Christmas each year which was a bottle of whiskey with the comment, ‘I know what you have to live with.’ ”
Completing the series: Readers were asked to suggest a third word that would come after 1. Tick, and 2. Scrotum.
Readers’ answers included: Pain, therapy, laughter, burrowing, chastity, match and yikes.
Lisa Thompson proposed “tweezers.”
Nicest person around here: “I nominate Jeanne LaLone Ager of Ager Consulting,” wrote Mary Anne Brown. “A Spokane native, Jeanne has fostered philanthropy and collaboration for many Inland Northwest nonprofit organizations. A daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a colleague, and a friend to many, Jeanne’s trials with adversity have failed to change her smile, her spirit, her outlook, or her love for family, friends or community. She’s like a Timex watch, she just keeps on ticking, always leaving a better place in her wake.”
Slice answer: A clear majority of responding readers said Cannon Hill is the local park with the name that could best double as a condom brand. Many noted that Minnehaha would be a marketing fail.
Today’s Slice question: What is the best Mother’s Day present?
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.