Wish me luck as I attempt to begin a new pay period without becoming overdrawn. Payday is on Friday, and unless some unforeseen electronic bill comes due tomorrow--touch wood--it looks like I'll have fourteen bucks in my account when the paycheck is deposited.
I did some quick researching in my bank history this morning: with the odd exception of June 6th, I have been charged overdraft fees due to insufficient funds in my bank every single pay period since April 11th. Thus far in the year I have ... more->
A gentleman who was in the habit of interlarding his discourse with the expression 'I say,' having been informed by a friend that a certain individual had made some ill-natured remarks upon this peculiarity, took the opportunity of addressing him in the following amusing style of rebuke:–'I say, sir, I hear say you say I say "I say" at every word I say. Now, sir, although I know I say "I say" at every word I say, still I say, sir, it is not for you to say I say "I say" at every word I say.'
"My cat's catchphrase is grating and passé."