Albert learns that sometimes his first thoughts are best left unspoken

They told Albert their sensitive news: they’d had to take tests for Chlamydia. They were embarrassed and upset so Albert should have practiced his caring nod and offered reassurance.  Instead he said, I’ve always thought Chlamydia would be a lovely name for a girl.  He quickly discovered this was unhelpful.

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5 thoughts on “Albert learns that sometimes his first thoughts are best left unspoken

  1. I laughed way too hard at that last line. The whole tone of Albert feels very Douglas Adams-y, which is a very good thing 🙂 Thanks for the read, can’t wait to check out your other posts!

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    1. Thanks so much – I knew nothing about kishōtenketsu until about 15 minutes ago so a massive thanks for this. I feel genuinely excited to discover your fascinating blog. I’ve never read any Douglas Adams (yikes!) so I’ll have to take your word for it. I’ll remedy that in the coming weeks.

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