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You’ll never hear a silent
breakfast in my house

Telegraph [UK], by Oliver Pritchett

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/9/2013 5:29:36 AM

For my wife and I the first meal is all toast and telepathy, the joy of unfinished sentences and bonding over elliptical remarks.[Snip]Although Seb Emina, author of The Breakfast Bible, has suggested that we eat our corn flakes without exchanging a word, I’m convinced this is the time when the quality of communication between husbands and wives is at its peak. Together we discover the joy of unfinished sentences and the intimacy of exchanged non sequiturs, and we bond over elliptical remarks. Breakfast is all toast and telepathy. It’s a cheering thought that the same thing is

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What a delight! A and I indulge in such repartee at most (if not all) meals. Included in our typical meal are answers to questions that haven´t been asked. That must be the "telepathy" category--so typical there´s no longer a "I hate when you do that!" (giggle). Then there´s the "Big Boy wants a bit more chicken," as a glance shows his little plate is bare. He´s been sitting at table, patient, polite and well-mannered, ever since he found us. In fact, we had a booster seat for him when he was smaller.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/9/2013 5:46:21 AM     (No. 9106389)

Thanks for the post, OP - loved it!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/9/2013 5:52:35 AM     (No. 9106394)

An article last week says you can add 2 years to your life by blowing off steam. So to me when spouses have unresolved issues,they´re better off throwing lamps at each other as a steam outlet,instead of communicating telepathically..Afterwards,they´ll be too busy patching up bruises and forget what the argument was about.Just this one episode could add a week to your life.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 1/9/2013 6:07:21 AM     (No. 9106407)

Oh great #2. Piaps will live to 120....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/9/2013 8:39:34 AM     (No. 9106597)

Well, bless your hearts, you morning people who can do stuff like this. I am quasi-comatose till late morning, and definitely not conversation-worthy over breakfast. Any other meal, yes. I love a good meal without distractions talking with my favorite people.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: corndoggies, 1/9/2013 9:42:49 AM     (No. 9106717)

I enjoyed this article immensely. Maybe because I´m finally happily married and enjoy morning conversations with my husband. We do, however, having a boring white front door.

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