I ordered a foot-long roll from a sandwich bar in town for myself and my friends. There were four of us, so we decided one long roll would be... read more

My husband recently answered his work phone and heard someone start a familiar pitch about upgrading his computer software. A few seconds later... read more

We took our two teenage sons to a restaurant that was packed with fans watching a sporting event on TV. The harassed waitress took our order, but... read more

I was in a couple’s home trying to fix their internet connection. The husband called out to his wife in the other room for the computer password... read more

A young man recently came to the clinic I work at for an MRI and was put into the machine by an equally young, blond technologist. When the... read more

– The blue looks OK, but it would be great if it were a little more orange, like “blorange”.

– We would very much like it if you did... read more

I was a medic in the army. One day, I woke up with terrible back pain. I went to the sick hall, where I was told I’d be taken to the hospital.... read more

While rushing around the hospital, busy doctors can sometimes leave odd comments on their patients’ charts:

– “She stated that she... read more

I recently asked a friend, “Has your son decided what he wants to be when he grows up?”

“Yes, he wants to be a rubbish collector,” my... read more

After stepping out for a few minutes from the Grade 1 classroom where I teach, I returned to a chorus of children tattling: “Brendan said the B-... read more