Month: February 2018

Let’s Have Lunch Soon

Stealthy exits keep social intercourses friendly. This is a good one. ********** On the whole most of us follow the ‘do unto others’ theme in matters of social decorum. We use well-meaning but dismissive comments to conclude social interaction; comments like ‘See you later,’ or, ‘Stay in touch.’ Light touch escape idioms. Such comments, while …

The Toothpick

  The invitation was engraved. The embossing reminded Bob of some bath towels he once bought from Sears. He asked himself, Why me? Hack journalists don’t hobnob with the highbrow upper crust crowd. He shook off the inhibition and showed up. A lovely evening, guests always say. The word gets a workout from the wellborn. …