I cannot be sure, but I would bet real academic money that the future editor-in-chief of the college newspaper, who had stated with utmost confidence that he would be a badger or a bald eagle or a great white or some other steady and vicious creature, had rolled his eyes as I made my paltry explanation.
As amazing as parenthood can be, I have been convinced for some time that our children conspire against us.
As someone with a history with Filipino people, it’s interesting that they are so prevalent here, some 5000 miles from their homeland.
Imagine, if you will, if we substituted other representative phrases . . . it could get ugly.