Con­cerned moth­er on phone: My son just in­formed me that the room de­posits are due to­mor­row.
Sec­re­tary: Yes.
Moth­er: But I’m in Ger­many, and if I mailed in the mon­ey it would take two weeks.
Sec­re­tary: Your son could pay with a deb­it card or cash.
Moth­er: I gave him a deb­it card and he lost it.
Sec­re­tary: Uh-huh.
Moth­er: … My son is a god­damned id­iot.

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