"Hmm," I pondered, "how?"
"When you realize that white people are really the majority in this country, and brown people a minority, and the fact that there actually exists Canadians who speak French."
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I read an article that said "a mother's cells can migrate to her fetus and remain long after baby grows up" as thus:
Cells can migrate from mother to fetus and remain in their new home long after baby becomes an adult. A number of researchers are now investigating whether these cells cause disease or fight it, and whether most of us are living with our mothers and don't know it. [the Globe]"Wow, this is a cool article," I thought as I emailed it to my mother, along with a message "Happy Mother's Day".
Mom emailed back, "Thank you, but remember you have to mow the lawn, water the garden, wash the car and vacuum the house."
"Tomorrow," I emailed back.
"Hmm," Was her reply, "I think you got more of your father's cells than mine."
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"Remember," My Extra-Methodical-Aunt told her 10-year-old daughter, "as soon as the salesperson sees that you like it, he will try to increase the price. He knows he's got you! So be nonchalant, aloof, and talk to me in Bengali if you like what you see."
"Mom," Vexed daughter replied, "we are going to a garage sale!"
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