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Why Don’t You Just Be Rude Back?

When my thirteen-year-old daughter complained that her friend was being rude, my ten-year-old son asked, with no trace of irony,

“Then why don’t you just be rude back?”

“Because I’m not going to sink to her level.”

“Why not? You sink to mine all the time.”

Categories: Quotations

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