Happens to the best of us. I assure you. It’s mostly for this reason that I use all the euphemisms available to me.
- Hey, man!
- Hello, sir, how you doin?
- Brother, it’s good to see ya!
- I’m also a flagrant user of “sweetheart, lady, ma’am, lovely, babe” etc.
I do not remember names.
It was with sheer horror that I realized that I had no idea who this man was. I could see the confusion plastered across his face and his dawning realization that he was face to face with one of nature’s least fearsome and most loathsome creatures: the Awkward Idiot.
Moments ago, I had waived at…