The “Oops, sorry, I totally thought I had paid for that” excuse stops working when you’re ten. Unless you’re a celeb, I guess.
If you’re a NYC parent with a small apartment, you can take a bunch of first-graders to the spa. Or if you’re a parent in Cornwall, you can invite five-year-olds to a ski and snowboard center—and then invoice a child’s parents when their child fails to attend.
How does one write a story about women and wealth on TV and not mention “Roseanne”? Or HBO’s recent reboot of “Mildred Pierce,” for that matter?
Business Casual Friday is the direct result of a marketing campaign to sell Dockers.
When financial safety is at stake, it probably pays to be slightly more pessimistic than otherwise, because then you’ll be more careful, right? More ant than grasshopper. More Bert than Ernie.