Mediocre Fortune

Thankfully, I didn’t find that message inside my fortune cookie tonight, but instead, I found this:

You’ll advance for with your abilities.

No, that isn’t a typo (at least not on my part). I’m assuming that’s supposed to read that I will advance FAR, but ya never know. The last time we had Chinese for dinner, this was my fortune:

You are a gentleman of great wisdom.

WHAT??? I guess they figured they had a 50% chance of getting it right. Or maybe they know something I don’t know….

This morning I stopped at the grocery store to pick up a cake for a coworker who is leaving us. I asked the person working in the bakery to put the words “Congratulations” and “Good Luck!” on the cake. She picked up the icing, squeezed it to make sure it was ready to go, then hesitated, looked at me and said:

How do you spell it?

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