car in front of you slows down and edges toward the curb,
even though the light ahead is green. What is the driver
up to? He hasn't signaled to turn. You sound your horn and
start to move around him, but he hasn't pulled over enough
to allow you to pass. Meanwhile, the passenger door opens,
and a woman steps out. She turns and leans on the car and
continues to talk to the driver while the light turns red.
Your vision seems to turn red as well, and you lean on the
roll down your window and attempt to shout at him over the
blare of your horn. You stop only when you spot a police
officer down the block turning your way.
finally make it to the office, nearly half an hour late
for a meeting. As you rush in you practically throw your
folders onto the secretary's desk, nearly spilling her coffee
in the process. "Have those typed for me before lunch,"
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Fifty Signs of Mental Illness: A Guide to Understanding
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