I overheard the following conversation in a department store yesterday while doing my Christmas shopping.
Cashier: Oh, you are getting this for your daughter? Is she giving you a hard time yet?
Customer: She was born giving me a hard time. I took her to her first concert this weekend.
Cashier: Really? Who was playing?
Customer: It was Jingle Bell Bash. You know, put on by 106.1.
Cashier (with a sneer): In that case, I wouldn’t know. I don’t listen to American music.
Can we say “pretentious“, boys and girls?
And let me take this opportunity to say