You know what term is being thrown around right now that I absolutely despise? It’s the understated term for just about everything that’s meant to be exaggerated: “So this happened”. I alternately can’t stand the past tense version of “So that happened…” with the emphasis on “that”. Ugh!
I can’t freaking stand it, and I’ve read it at least a dozen times in the last week. That stupid term is all over the place. “Bosnia. So that happened.” “So this happened, a car blew up and stuff in midtown.” Everywhere. However, as I can’t find a better way to describe the hajj that was going on in my kitchen last night, my current hated term pretty much fits the bill.
Roaches love coffee. So THAT happened. This discovery was so fascinating that I felt it deserved an entire article unto itself, lest you too (fair reader) ever be in such a predicament. Read the rest of this entry »