We can use the wood…” —Come On Up To The House - Tom Waits
Two good examples:
There is a pretty standard plot line for bad movies. This is the basic idea: an ambitious young go getter finishes college at the top of their class/starts a business that becomes wildly successful. They work really hard for years and years to build up their business/career. They become so busy that they don’t have a romantic life, or they marry someone they will eventually hate/neglect. Then, by the end of the story, they realize they wasted their lives working and should have spent more time with people important to them. Moral for men: spend some time with your goddamn kids every now and them. Moral for women: wasn’t life easier when all you had to worry about was having a man?
My goddamn bike broke AGAIN! I don’t think I’ve had it functional for a solid two weeks since I bought it.
They’re easy to steer.
According to Ussher, the world was created the evening before 23 October 4004BC, which means that our planet should now be 6015 years old, as of tonight.
She really let herself go, I’m afraid. I swear, she looks about 4½ billion years old. Motherhood is tough, but I didn’t know it was that bad.