Fortunately, although I'm a slow learner athletically, I'm also a slow forgetter
And quite frankly, I need to hear that regularly because I'm a slow learner and a fast forgetter
. That's why I need the church."
Susie has become photographer, Jan, statistician, Bill and Dylan pace-setters, me, forgetter
of various items.
But he didn`t have a stinker, he had a stonker and may have established himself as first-choice ahead of the drug-test forgetter
for Portugal next year in Sven Goran Eriksson's mind (that's providing the Swede is still in charge of the team by then, of course).
His indignant reply: "I'm not a slow learner, just a fast forgetter
." Most of us over- 50 can relate to that!
Think of the social friction that will be avoided if people are able to follow this congressionally enacted precedent, and in situations where embarrassment or tension might result from someone having to admit to another that he or she had forgotten to do something, the forgetter
could instead simply declare that the resulting difficulty was "an emergency" and escape responsibility.
A few of the stories describe a person who has forgotten who she is, yet goes through the motions of a normal life ("The Stranger," "The Forgetter
," "The Corridor").
Only someone as obtuse as our Great Forgetter
could preside over such operations and not see their obvious end games.
It's as if we have "built-in forgetters
" concerning new business development when customers and their cash are flowing in volume.