THE HUSBAND is sitting on the couch, worrying.
The Husband: I’m on a very set schedule for my classes because I have that presentation on Thursday.
(Bluebird nods solemnly.)
The Husband: I have to present. Actually, I hate the word “present.” It’s the same word they use to describe female baboons courting a mate on nature shows.
The Husband: And by courting, I mean—
THE HUSBAND is making himself coffee.
The Husband: So, we’re getting ready to study the incontinental drift.
(Bluebird is speechless.)