We’ve all heard, and perhaps uttered, some variety of a line designed to dismiss whiners along the lines of:
“Don’t complain unless you have a better solution.”
–someone named “virago”
For the sake of consistency in my life, I just phoned my wife and informed her that she is no longer entitled to tell me if the sink is leaking*.
*My lovely and talented soul-mate is both lovely and talented in a variety of areas. Plumbing is not one of them. We divide up responsibilities in our household, based on the distribution of skills. Therefore, I take the plumbing duties and she takes the singing duties, the latter of which, with small children, is the more important tasks.