We'd much rather the Marie Curie cake and anything else for that matter. Thank you
for our daily hilarity, and
for amusing commentary. Indeed!
The way you feel about Mariah Carey being against the Geneva convention - does anyone here know that crime against humanity called Achy Breaky Heart
? I mean, do any of you know a song that is actually worse
than that one? If so, please tell! Acoustic torture, indeed... I had to grit my teeth through the abovementioned song at a wedding once... Has anyone here got any stories like that, of having to endure really bad music?
Worse still than Mariah Carey, to me, has been Whitney Houston. (Now someone here is going to love one or both or might even have walked down the aisle to Achy Breaky Heart
, and if that's you, thank you for putting up with this exchange, and you don't have to hide, you can tell us, and I promise not to make fun of you. Tastes do vary...)
An English teacher pointed out to me when I was 16 and our class was doing a music project that "I don't personally like" and "this is crap" are not actually the same thing - and neither are "I love" and "this is brilliant."
Granted, I still find it hard to apply that with things like Whitney Houston, and any other kind of yowling (see!), where my kneejerk reaction would be very similar, but I just never went to her concerts because of it, and tried very hard to bite my tongue around people who adored Whitney Houston's music - which includes a really good friend of mine, actually, so I once endured that eardrum-shattering bilge (see! this is the uncensored thinking, but it doesn't make it objectively right, or polite, or a good idea to say it, no matter how much short-term satisfaction it might give my shadow self) at high volume during a four-hour car trip, giving a credible impression of a poker face, and being sociable and warm - because I love my friend - when under any other circumstances I would have run screaming and disinfected myself...
, that was such a lovely scene you painted.
Glad you enjoyed your ride, and things are working out re Chorro. When's the last time he was off?