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And finally, can you remember the difference between a masseuse and a masseur? No, you can’t. No one can. No one can remember the price of a first-class stamp either. ” Our mail doesn’t come back and we avoid that impossible masseuse/ur swamp. The word “therapist” also extends the proper respect to these highly trained professionals. And you should rest easy about whether their income level puts them in the massagee class or not. We can safely assume they have some kind of exchange arrangement with their fellow therapists.

A car that you’re driving. Park in a compact-only spot and you can expect a stern glance from me. Dislodge it from your back and decode it at your leisure. While doing so, please also remember that if I park in that same spot in a Subaru Legacy, the words “Compact Only” are obscured and therefore not applicable. Seem unfair? Not once you understand the history. ” They might have laughed at our “toy cars,” but we were saving money and the planet. The joke was on them as our sensible little CVCC engines buzzed past overheated Mercury Bobcats strewn along the sides of the nation’s roads.

Whatever, though, right? Because what difference did it make? Bon appétit! Other folks, other colors The bottom line is that all people must be respected as individuals. To that end, let’s divide them into categories and talk about them in terms of these categories. Like black men who ski. Is there something surprising about that? Co-workers who speak Spanish. Or do they? Sneezing Indians. What does “Indian” mean in this case? Exactly! Your questions show how fast you’re catching on, and that you’re ready to meet the people in our first group.

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