Sometimes, a person manages to have the perfect snarky comeback at the perfect time. Today, that person was my co-worker Jason.
I had gotten a spam message touting pharmaceuticals with the subject line “Basically, I can’t live without it.” The specific drugs listed for sale were Viagra, Xanax, Valium, Cialis, Phentermine., and Ambien. I mentioned this, and it led to this exchange:
Me: So apparently, this message is targeted at an overweight insomniac with an anxiety disorder and erectile dysfunction.
Jason: (deadpan) Typical American.