Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

The Question That Won't Be Asked

Ailz and I are devising a family quiz- for all ages from four to ninety-something- to be delivered this evening via Zoom.

"Here's a question I might throw in at the end," says Ailz-

"Q: What will Amsterdam's red light district workers be wearing when they go back."

A: Gloves and a mask."

(This may sound like a feeble joke but is apparently a fact)

"I don't think so," I say.

"You're really miserable this morning," she says.

"No," I say, "I'm just being a responsible grandparent- another word for which is 'coward'"

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