Saturday, October 24, 2009

We need each other

Sometimes the truth pops out in the most unexpected places. I have killed my television, or rather I have disconnected the digital converter box and resorted to watching videos (when I bother to watch anything at all).

Recently I was enjoying a sort of retrospective of the Funny Ladies of British Comedy. The hostess was Penelope Keith, an actress I always enjoy. In between clips, she said this,

In the end, the plain fact is that men and women need each other. And couples take that scary plunge into married life on a daily basis.

Oh. In the middle of making fun of husbands and wives, some of it very good and pointed comedy, there sat this little gem of truth.

Yes, we need each other.

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