On misreading punctuation
The excellent Rachel North is back. Hurrah! She’s been in New York addressing the UN on terrorism. Hurrah!
However, I had a bit of a double-take moment when I read her ‘I’m back’ post:
“…went to Turkey for 2 weeks with J, read a lot, chilled a lot, went to the Turkish baths a lot, turned extremely brown. Came back, had another week at home with J. Bliss.”
It took a few moments until I realised that was “with my husband J. It was bliss”, not “with excellent Irish greenblogger J. Bliss, with whom I am having a secret and passionate affair”. I think this makes me an idiot…