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The Next Time Someone Pisses You Off, Remember These 3 Questions

Restraint is a choice

“Hey, Laia!” I shouted from my office. “Do you have any idea what a bad word is for a woman that starts with a K and ends with an N?”

“What the hell are you talking about?” my wife shot back. “You’re the native English speaker, not me!”



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