When you are 28: You get a bill for the copay after you see the doctor.
Ahaha. I’m still crying over how much I’ve had to fork over so far in medical bills.
|Rui (boss):||Can someone lead the flash mob for Earth Hour?|
|Me:||When is it?|
|Rui:||The last Saturday of this month.|
|Me:||Is that next Saturday? Where in March are we?|
|Alex:||... it's the 6th.|
|Angel (aged 11):||What does "effect" mean?|
|Me:||Can you find it in the reading and read the sentence out loud?|
|(While Angel reads, I board the word and part of speech)|
|Me:||Good. Thanks, Angel. So what does "effect" mean?|
|Mona (13):||What happens when you do something.|
|Me:||Good! We have good effects and bad effects. Smoking has a bad effect on your health. Studying has a good effect on your grades. Who can give me an example?|
|Ben (13):||Eating apples has a good effect on your health.|
|Ivan (14):||Antidisestablishmentarianism has a bad effect on a country.|
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
Listened to this talk this morning and then went to a focus group on one of my company’s products, where I was the only female apart from my boss. I think it’s true that most women feel like their voices are not important, and I find that incredibly sad.
Frustration is an interesting emotional state, because it tends to bring out the worst in whoever is frustrated. Frustrated babies tend to throw food and make a mess. Frustrated citizens tend to execute kings and queens and make a democracy. And frustrated moths tend to bang up against lightbulbs and make light fixtures all dusty.
|Michael:||The rule is: You cannot say the word "you". But I can.|
|Five minutes later...|
|Stephen:||It's your turn.|
|Michael:||YOU SAID "YOU".|
|Stephen:||I said "your"...|
|Michael:||Which is short for "you are".|
|Stephen:||No, it's not..|
|Michael:||IT'S A CONTRACTION. Y-O-U APOSTROPHE R-E. YOU ARE.|
|Stephen:||I SAID "YOUR". Y-O-U-R. THE POSSESSIVE ONE. ARE YOU AN ENGLISH TEACHER OR WHAT.|