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02/04/2006: Sweatin' to the Stereotypes

I was at the gym today and I overheard two women talking. They looked like they were in their late sixties. They thought a young man who was also in the club was being too noisy. This is what they said:

Lady 1: You know what it is, don’t you? It’s this generation.
Lady 2: So rude. No consideration.

I couldn't believe what I was hearing! Don't they hear themselves?! "Consideration"?! Are they doing it on purpose?!

Remember the toy called (I think) See ‘n’ Say? “The cow says… moo.” It’s like that. The Boss says, “I need that right away or you’re fired!,” The Teenager screams, “You don’t understand me! You never understood me!” The Mobster whispers, "Come along quiet now, if you know what's good for you."

Beware these. They're terribly easy to write. Even experienced writers let stuff like this slip through now and then. It's just too easy. Especially when the ladies at the gym are making themselves part of the problem.

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