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Meaning Behind The Proverb “Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst”

Main Piece:  Original Proverb: “Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.”  Meaning as told by my informant:  “It’s honestly pretty self explanatory. It’s good to be an optimist… you should always root for what you want and have faith. However, you can’t be naive about it. You should always have some kind of plan… Continue Reading »

“Skeet”

Informant: What do you call twenty skydiving lawyers? Me: I don’t know. What? Informant: Skeet.   The informant (my dad) is a particularly self-deprecating lawyer. While he does take pride in his work, he often admits that he only went to law school because his father had been a lawyer, and the informant had “no idea what to… Continue Reading »

Lawyers in the Ocean

Informant: What do you call a group of a hundred lawyers at the bottom of the ocean? Informant: A good start. The informant (my dad) is a particularly self-deprecating lawyer. While he does take pride in his work, he often admits that he only went to law school because his father had been a lawyer, and the… Continue Reading »