In a committee meeting struggling with a tough decision when somebody says, “Yes, well, I actually study this.”
Realizing that you are the jackass who does this 1/3rd of the time.
Come to think of it though, I remember more the eyebrows and less the nodding.
Preparing an article for submission, but I need my co-author to get back to me with his/her additions:
First I’m like:
But, then eventually I’m like:
And of course each pecking email starts with, “I know you are really busy, but…” That makes it all better.
(I promise, the words were already on there.)
“…but I got the notes. They say lick fingers, turn page. Why are you saying I’m doing it wrong?”
Because you are.