you hold up some empty envelopes from the mail and ask your husband, “Can I delete these?”
He just looked at me and said, “If by ‘delete’ you mean ‘throw out,’ then, yes, you can delete them.”
I cracked up at myself, but really, how sad is that?
What’s worse is it’s spreading to our children.
The five-year-old invented a game where she picks up items in the cupboard and reads off the letters to see who can guess the item first. She recited letter by letter, and in the same tone, added, “Period. Space bar….”
It’s a technological age, I guess.