Banter Bites

Wine That’s Out Of This World

If someone told you that red wine that's been in space is about to come back to earth, you might think that they'd been drinking …

BANTER BITE BACKSTORY: Sometimes Black sends Red items that make her roll her eyes, other times they make her wonder how in the world her sister finds these things. The Axios article, "Orbital wine comes back to Earth" (that prompted today's Banter Bite) falls into the second category, and it definitely piqued Red's curiosity. (And if you're more like Black, and want a more detailed explanation, see this AP story.)

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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