Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Hanging by a Thread

A former boss once told me that I should be careful, because I was hanging by a thread. I told him that it was better to be hanging by a thread than some other form of more substantial rope, since a string of thread would be quite likely to break if someone tried to hang you with it. Some people aren't very good at threats.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Hang In There

One time, when I was going through something of a rough period, someone told me to hang in there. I told him that I wasn't that depressed, and even if I were, hanging really wouldn't be my preferred mode of departure from this plane of existence. Some people are really terrible at counseling those who are feeling a little down.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Handle With Kid Gloves

One time, a co-worker warned me that talking to our boss about a pay raise should be handled with kid gloves. I told my co-worker that if our boss was into that kind of thing, someone really should report him to the authorities. Some people will do anything to get a raise.