I know in the past we've had our differences. I was the irate American woman who questioned your language comprehension abilities, despite the fact that you know at least one more language than I do passably well. You were the frustrated Indian man with a crappy call center job, squeezing a much-abused stress ball and sticking pins in an Uncle Sam voodoo doll. Understandable. You bring out the worst in us, what can I say?
Well, I can say this--"Don", I'm sorry. I was wrong, you were right.
Does that make you feel any better? Probably not, since I doubt you'll ever see this, but it's enough that the sentiment is floating around the interweb, isn't it?
See, "Don", I'm just a stupid woman. When my husband hands me an explanation for anything technical, I just nod my head in wonderment at his amazing brain powers. And occassionally he is proven very, very wrong. Especially when it's his fault and he's trying to cover his tracks. Silly boy!
The washer incident was one of those times. When he told me the dent in the washer drum was due to it hitting a component inside the washer, I nodded my head, as per usual, and he scratched me under the chin and fed me a treat. Oh, what a happy stupid woman I was that day!
Come to find out, it was my husband's fault. He left a screw in the pocket of one of the pairs of pants he put in to wash, and it went through one of the little holes and caught on the outer plastic drum. And the rest, as they say, is history.
"Don", it takes a big person to admit they're wrong, and an even bigger person to admit they're wrong AND married to an IDIOT!! So, I hope you'll accept my apology and let bygones be bygones. After all, it's not like we'll ever be speaking to each other again in our entire lives. Best to let it go, right?
But while I have you here, check out my answers for the meme Dan Leone was suckered into. Bernard Pivot's Questions from 'Inside the Actor's Studio':
1. What is your favorite word?
2. What is your least favorite word?
3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually, or emotionally?
A working washer--wait, that sounds dirty!
4. What turns you off?
5. What is your favorite curse word?
6. What sound or noise do you love?
The hum of my beautiful washer
7. What sound or noise do you hate?
Alarm clock buzz
8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
9. What profession would you not like to do?
Call center operator
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
“Your husband’s been waiting for you a long time.”