Motherhood, gender, and the occasional rant about the state of the world.
I think my abdomen just hemorrhaged while I was trying not to laugh audibly at work.Oh well, internal bleeding is a small price to pay for such a priceless anecdote.
It's this, isn't it: for the first year you're desperate not to stick out like a sore thumb, and as soon as cease sticking out like a sore thumb, you realise that sore thumbs get certain important concessionary privileges (like being allowed to make grammatical errors). Sheesh.
Maybe you should do what I did, and refuse to use gendered articles in a bid to regain your "Suess Auslander" status.You can't be truly fluent anyway, until you've mastered the trademark German endearingly blunt backhanded compliment.
Hey this is so cool - two of my favorite people commenting on my blog. I feel like I should introduce you guys. Matt - Alexis, Alexis - Matt.What a nerdland we live in :)
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