But when I did find that snappy comeback I was always sent to the principal’s office, Dean’s office, my supervisor’s office….

And it was still worth it. A tongue-lashing by your supervisor? Dime a dozen.[1]

A snappy comeback? Priceless. And you can’t buy one with MasterCard.

[1]Especially in Texas where promotions are contingent on the buff in your bluster.

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