Two Words: AWE SOME!
“Excuse me, ma’am,” said the nice looking man wearing a yellow construction jacket at my door step. “We’re just going house to house to let everyone know that the city will be doing work on your block for the next few month so you might see blockades and construction. We’re having to work on the underground fire-lines in this neighborhood.”
“I…wait…what?” I asked, (extremely articulately).
“Apparently the fire lines in your neighborhood are extremely low in pressure and so we’re going to have to dig up the pipes to fix that. I know it’s a hassle, but it’s a safety precaution,” he explained.
I stared at him. “I appreciate the concern, but why in the world would we want bigger pipes filled with fire under our houses? That seems the opposite of safe.“
He paused for a second. “Oh. No. Fire lines are just the…
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