I see no problem.
Be loud, be proud.
Just tell his parents that he needs to ‘apply’ himself. They’ll do the job for you.
I had a manager suggest I needed to learn to multi task. He didn’t like my comeback of “Screwing up many things at once instead of just one.”
My wife and I were just discussing handing a Tolkien book to our oldest grandson.
Thinking Melville was getting paid by the word was my first thought as I struggled through the first chapter of Moby Dick 50 years ago. Never started chapter two. I prefer Dumas.
Thanks to my mixed parentage, it’s only once every four days.
Ralph knows the difference.
I worked in Yucatan for a month and enjoyed it all. Well, maybe not the heat, but the people were friendly and the food was both delicious and cheap. While strolling through the Cancun airport on my way back home, I spotted a t-shirt in a gift shop that said, “Relax, you’re on the fun side of the wall.” Almost bought it but felt that the message would be lost on those where I live.