A few days ago a friend, whom I hadn’t seen in a while, informed me that he and his wife were pregnant. Here’s the dialogue:
Me: Congratulations! How far along is she?
Him: (over 20) weeks
Me: Cool – so do you know if you’re having a girl or a boy?
Him: A little girl
Me: Awww – that’s great! Have you picked out a name?
Him: Yes – it’s (traditional male name) (traditional male name)
Me: Oh, I’m sorry, I thought you said you were having a girl
Him: Yes, we are
What’s put YOUR foot in your mouth lately?