Sarcasm, on a 4 year old?

I was sitting in a local ice cream shop, enjoying a treat and casually watching the two little girls at the table next to us enjoying their ice cream cones. About two-thirds of the way through her ice cream, the older of the two, who may have been four, got this panicked look on her face and said, "Mommy, I have to go to the bathroom....really bad. I don't know if I can make it." The mom, who was trying to enjoy her sundae, got up with this frustrated look on her face and said, really sarcastically, Read more [...]

All the news that’s fit to tweet, almost

I monitor my Twitter and Facebook streams in a program called TweetDeck and have one column dedicated to news with tweets from local, national and international news. A few of the tweets last week seemed just a bit off to me, so I thought I would share. Fight Childhood!? Weren't you one once? A local TV network tweeted to help one of their charity partners get a grant to fight childhood. When I pointed out the unfortunate truncation, they retweeted and were actually fighting childhood hunger. Fighting Read more [...]