The placement of the hyphen makes it difficult to parse what he’s saying on first reading.
What would those nice floor tiles have been made of? I don’t think they had linoleum back then.
Well, I wasn’t really expecting a Very Special Episode about the danger of dating older men. But now I’m thinking that Brian reveals himself as an acolyte of Evil who’s going to try to hypnotize Mildred. :-)
By the way, are you the same Nuliajuk who comments at Slate’s Dear Prudence?
Young teens, at that. Is there no one at the Cormorant to tell him that this is a really bad idea?
How many mops do they own?
I thought the joke was going to be the cat mistaking the power drill for the can opener.
I thought he was complaining about the bald guy’s head.
You’re not at Trader Vic’s!