1. Apparently, The Feeling Wasn’t Mutual…

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    …Or there was a big argument and subsequent falling-out.

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    Or maybe it just got weird in general having this around, as it offers no clue as to whom it refers.

    Presumably, this large wooden block — it seems to be an about 10″ section of a two-by-four — was a gift from one “bestie,” as you kids insist on saying, to another.

    But then what? The recipient puts it on her coffee table or a shelf in the living room and everyone who comes over starts wondering, “Is she just really friendly?”  “Is that about me?”  “Does she think I’m her best friend?” and “Sheesh, I’m just here to fix the cable. Now apparently I’ve got to clear my Sunday for brunch with this woman.”

    And, dear God, what happens if two of her friends visit at the same time?! The confusion! The awkwardness! The inevitable catfight!

    Nope, she was right to get rid of it.

    Of course, the curse strikes again with whoever buys it and gives it next.

    Posted by on July 13, 2016, 3:13 AM.

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