“No class Thursday,” my friend told me.
“That’s great!” I told her.
She gave a small smile, unenthused.
“No, really, I need this,” I explained. “Otherwise I’d have to choose between laundry and groceries and we all know which would win.”
She looked at me, thought, and asked “Laundry?”
“No,” I patiently explained, “You can live without clean clothing. You can’t live without –
“-groceries!” she finished, now smiling widely.
She’s a star pupil, in case you couldn’t already tell.