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The Joker does not play well with others.
Shame is a behavior reserved for social animals. It is a recognition that your behavior was not acceptable to others in the group you are part of. Cats could not care less what the rest of their clowder thinks of them.
And then get rescued at the end of each day.
You get the same kind of ridiculous questioning when you are wanting to marry that woman they set you up with for a blind date.
I have seen many that are near city centers charge as does virtually every other business near city centers. Hospitals further out tend not to. Again that is also typical for businesses (besides hotels) located in the same general area.
Nick would probably be left with mom and would probably be free if he did come considering his age.
Not a nice Chianti and some fava beans?
Since that was the fifth time he tried that and the first time he accomplished getting them all right, it still seems an accomplishment.
Sounds about right to me. I was told that the sea salt just has impurities that were taken out of the table salt. Fish poop sounds like a logical impurity.
But that is where the only goal is to pass the test to get a certificate. School averages all of your tests and some of assignments to decide on your final grade. The system suggested will encourage kids to get by rather than to excel.