Conversation Starter? Or Ender?
Copyrighted by Lorna Tedder. Originally published in Third Degree of Contrast.
In the What’s-with-People-these-Days department, I’ve noted a lot of my online friends enduring some rather invasive comments and actions from friends, coworkers, and rank strangers recently, leading many to wonder just how much of our current population was born in the proverbial barn.
Such nosy questions always lead me to wonder what that person’s issues are because generally there’s no logical reason and certainly no good reason for why some of these questions are being asked of me. Is there a particular astrological configuration that relates to nosiness and idiocy that I don’t know about? Are there secret lobotomies going on all around me and no one sent me the memo?
A colleague I’ve known a few years, one who doesn’t really know me that well except to know my salary level and my age because of her position in the organization, walks into my office and says….
“You’re over 40. Why don’t you go ahead and get your uterus removed?”