Having people who “get” you is, indeed priceless. That’s why I like the Playfriends. They understand my neuroses, never feed me nuts of any kind, and laugh at my warped sense of humor. They also don’t ask stupid questions that make me wonder if they’ve been paying attention at all the last few years…
We were at Angel’s not too long ago, and SP told a story about one of her oldest and dearest friends. We all laughed, because we knew that conversation would have never happened if she’d been with us. That led to the following list.
PHRASES YOU WILL NEVER HEAR ON THE PLAYGROUND
But you already have a pair of black shoes.
Danniele can ride in the back seat.
Alcohol is just empty calories, you know.
I really need some “alone time” right now.
Let’s take the stairs.
Girdles are so old-fashioned. (Or its cousin, Why would you wear a bra?)
Your heroine has way too much emotional baggage.
You don’t need a list.
So, I’ll see you at 6am for that cardio-kickboxing class.
I’m just going to skip the chapter meeting this time.
You’re not actually going to eat that chocolate, are you?
I’m really sick of hearing you bitch about that.
Why don’t you just pick a hair color and stick with it?
I’m not worried about what I’m wearing to Nationals.
You obsess over the smallest things unnecessarily.
Just ignore what the Mavens say.
So what's the phrase that no one who knows you well would ever say?