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Jett Superior laid this on you on || September 11, 2008 || 8:10 am

I hate when people refer to it as ‘nine-eleven’

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A schoolteacher friend quietly (and almost embarrassedly) confessed to me yesterday afternoon that ever since the attacks, she cannot bring herself to write today’s date. Really, I said, and she said I’ve tried, I just can’t. She goes the entire day without dating a thing.

We all do what we can to manage I told her. We all do what we can to manage, especially in light of all the changes to this country since that day seven years ago.

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  1. Geek 9.11.2008

    Your friend needs help with melodrama issues.

     
  2. Jettomatika 9.11.2008

    You need to SHUT UP.

    And also to SUCK IT.

     
  3. Seaweed 9.11.2008

    You know what I hate about it most the last year or two? The “where I was and what I was doing when I heard” stories that people fall all over themselves to share on the anniversaries. They sound like they’re trying to outdo each other with just how close they (or a friend, or relative, etc.) were to it. And I know it’s one way people have of coping, but I hate it worse every year.

     
  4. Jettomatika 9.11.2008

    I know. What. You mean.

     
  5. Punk Rock Dad 9.11.2008

    Whats more annoying…those who remember it inappropriately or those who dont remember at all? Im sure I will know when Im sober.

     

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