Tuesday, December 02, 2008

My spouse's bad habit

Actual conversation tonight with my spouse, H:

H: Did you know your jacket -- [I can't hear the rest because the kids are too noisy].

Me: What?

H: Your jacket.

Me: Arrgh!

We have similar conversations quite often.

H: [Shouted from the kitchen] Tonight's dinner is -- [I can't hear the rest because she's shouting it from the kitchen].

Me: What?

H: Tonight's dinner.

Me: Arrgh!

You see, if H says something and I don't hear it, she doesn't repeat the whole sentence, she just repeats the subject.

H: Your mother -- [something-something-something].

Me: What?

H: Your mother.

Me: Arrgh!

Only the subject.

H: The kids have to -- [something-something-something-something].

Me: What?

H: The kids.

Me: Arrgh!

Nothing else.

H: The car has been -- [something-something].

Me: What?

H: The car.

Me: Arrgh!

We've known each other for 24 years now.

H: Obama -- [something-something-something].

Me: What?

H: Obama.

Me: Arrgh!

She's been doing it as long as I've known her.

H: Your computer is -- [something-something].

Me: What?

H: Your computer.

Me: Arrgh!

I love her with all my heart, but it's driving me crazy.

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