The most terrifying words a male can hear

We’re on the boardwalk on our way back from communing with the birds. It was a good day. Lots of skimmers, with one little choreographed dance that makes you remember why watching birds is so much fun.

A couple with four kids is coming in the other direction. It’s a quiet afternoon, so it’s impossible not to hear their conversation.

Woman: Did you hear what I just said?

Man (confidently): Yes!

Woman: What did I say?

Man: Extended silence.

As a fellow male, I spend the drive home hoping that the skimmers attack one of the kids to distract them …

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2 Responses to The most terrifying words a male can hear

  1. tosuperstar says:

    what did you say?

  2. sassafras says:

    I usually feel glad it was him and not me . . . I’m a bad person

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