Banter Bites

Red’s Favorite Banter Bites – November

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Looking back over the month of November, I'm having a hard time picking my favorite Banter Bites.

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You were a straight-A student, maybe you should just grade them.

In the early days of my "crisis", I was definitely an ostrich with my head in the sand. But to be honest, although I learned that this shouldn't be my default setting, it's still, given the opportunity, one of my preferred ways to escape. So, it's no surprise that in a month where politics and the coronavirus were reaching new heights of craziness, these were my favorites:
Curious about Black's favorites this month?

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


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