635. Howard's way with words
© Bruce Goodman 7 July 2015

Howard had a way with words; he shot from the hip; he pulled no punches; he was brutally honest; he told it like it was.

Anyway, at work he described a client, Mary-Lee, as “fat”.

Dear me! The chairperson at the meeting pointed out the inappropriateness of such a word.

“We don’t use the word fat to describe a person,” said the chairperson.

“Let’s just say then,” said Howard, “that she flattened a lot of grass in her youth.”

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