1. Coffee Cups

    Two coffee cups

    Every morning my wife gets this coffee cup out for me, and every day I put it back and get the other one.

  2. Please, Please Don’t Call

    The ability to purchase goods online may be the single most important technological advancement of the 20th century as far as people like me are concerned—that is people who suffer from social anxiety. This anxiety frequently (if not always) extends to the telephone, and for me is further complicated by misophonia. I have recently run into impasses with two online orders that required me to contact a sales representative by telephone to proceed with my order. In both cases, I abandoned the order.

  3. We Need To Talk About Your Periods

    I have noticed a disturbing trend of incorrectly including a space between the last word of a sentence and its closing punctuation. This punctuation mark is then proceeded by another space—which is correct—before the capital (sometimes) letter of the word that begins the next sentence.