Me: Guess what?
Me: No, guess what!
Mother: Uummm, I don’t know. To do with…?
Me: Something to do with me, something that I’ve been waiting to find out
Mother: Don’t know.
Me: Oh come on – try.
Mother: You got a good grade?
Mother: ..well you normally do...
Me: …but that’s not what I’m talking about!
Mother: Ok, you…found out when graduation is…
Me: No! that’s not exciting!
Mother: Well you didn’t say it was exciting…
Me: No but that’s generally the idea when…oh gawd. Never mind. I got into Oxford.
Mother: What? You live in Oxford…..OH! I see….