Tag Archives: awkward

You schmooze, you lose

“Hello, welcome to SchmoozeTech, this is Randy, how may I help you?” “Uh, yeah, hi. I think my schmoozing account has been frozen. Can you check it out for me?” “Sure, sir, no problem. Let’s just call up your account … Continue reading

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On hugs and howdy-do’s

I don’t remember there being so much hugging in high school. I remember the shunning, the spurning, the savage mockery but not the hugging. Hugging was something couples did in private, if at all. This was Catholic Nova Scotia in … Continue reading

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Talking about hot dudes — awkwardly

If we can just leave penis out of this conversation, that would be helpful. Nothing good ever comes when we introduce penis. I think we can all agree that the global ban on penis can’t come soon enough. I want … Continue reading

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Weird of the world, unite… in awkward, off-putting groups!

Education used to be an individual pursuit. You did your lessons, you wrote your tests, you cut your own photos out of old National Geographics for your project on rhesus monkeys (which you initially misheard and consequently began your project … Continue reading

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