Friday, December 16, 2005

questions for today:

if a Christmas card addressed to Elizabeth, David, Lola and Boo, with no return address but warm gushing feelings from Marie on the inside, lands in your letterbox by mistake, (addressed to your street number, in a street with an unusual name, so you're sure it's just the number that's wrong) and there are maybe 80 house in your street; are you obliged to print up a little notice and drop it off to everyone in the street in an effort to find the intended recipients?

if you're trying to keep your two-year-old off lollies for his own good, and he receives a huge jelly snake from Santa at the childcare xmas party, and you give him a tiny bit and save the rest for "later", is it OK to eat said snake yourself, knowing he's only two and won't remember you have it?

and finally, are redundancy payouts like semi-boiled pots? if I stop checking my bank account, will that make the money land in the same way going to the bathroom makes call centres finally pick up my call after a 20-minute wait on hold?

Careful with 2-year-old memories! If you leave the snake alone, he'll never remember it. If you eat it, it'll get remembered weekly for a couple of months
I ate it (then threw the rest away as I'm getting FAT). he didn't remember. one day he'll catch me abusing his baby-shaped trust and little tears will well up in his eyes and he'll never look at me the same way again. c'est la vie.
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