BD: The wind is my least favorite element.
LA: Element? What do you mean?
BD: You know...element. Like the classic elements...Wind, Water, Fire, Earth...
LA: Isn't that a music group?
BD: That's Earth Wind and Fire.
LA: So, you're scared of the wind?
BD: I said it was my least favorite.
LA: Wait. How is Earth an element?
BD: :stunned silence:
LA: How is Earth an element? Isn't Earth like the container that houses all of the elements? How can it also be an element?
BD: OMG. NO, not Earth like the planet. Earth. Like GROUND. Like DIRT. Let's change the subject.
*When we were in college, my bff Liz, BD, and I all went to a basketball game. Liz and BD were much more into sports than me, but I was doing my best to pay attention and participate. At one point, we were all standing up cheering; I was celebrating with the best of them - cheering, whistling, etc. After a minute I turned to Liz and BD and said, "Wait. What are we cheering for?"
To this day, over 10 years later, we all still use that phrase when someone