Banter Bites

When You Don’t Want To Be The First

There's making history in a good way. And there's making it in a bad way.

BANTER BITE BACKSTORY: Red will be the first to admit that she knows more about Tudor history in England than she does about American history. But she knows impeaching a President of the United States is a rare event (besides President Trump, only two other presidents have been impeached – Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton) and no matter what the partisan politics, isn't something that Congress takes lightly. So, she feels that it was a very sad day for all Americans. Black feels the same way but, of course, had lots of questions about impeachment and this HISTORY channel article answered all of them and then some.

No matter what holiday you may celebrate, Red can’t help but quote a line from one of her favorite Christmas songs, “Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now on, your troubles will be out of sight.”

And Black can’t help but point out that the song wasn’t introduced in a Christmas movie but in the movie "Meet Me In St. Louis."

Wishing you a merry everything and a happy always!

This is one of Red’s favorite Banter Bites in large part because of Black’s “corny” puns, but also because fresh corn is a summer staple – whether cooked on the grill or in the microwave, whether eaten on its own or as a primary ingredient in refreshing summer salads

This may be one of the corniest things you’ll ever read.

BANTER BITE BACKSTORY: It’s just a vegetable, so how can it possibly elicit such a strong reaction from Red, while, for Black, it’s more a source of amusement and even, it turns out, admiration?

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Think you can avoid artificial intelligence? Think again …

BANTER BITE BACKSTORY: Red already fights technology at every turn, preferring to keep her ostrich head in the sand, plus, she finds Artificial Intelligence (AI) scary; whereas Black knows ignoring reality merely postpones the inevitable, so she’s started playing with AI to understand it better …

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