John (that's my husband, for you newbies) is an absolute master of sarcasm. This is not a good thing. Half the time even *I* can't tell if he's being sarcastic or not, which has led to more than one tiff around bathing suit season. ("Wow, your butt looks fantastic in that. No, really.")
I think the problem is he's too subtle. If you're going to be sarcastic, and you actually want people to know it, you have to give them some clue. You know, like this:
1) It's misspelled, thereby signifying "your" not worthy of spell check.
2) There is no exclamation point, since that might betray some small enthusiasm over the prospect of your presence. Can't have that, now, can we?
3) The gratuitous quotation marks positively reek of passive aggression. Visions of jilted dates and stranded little leaguers spring to mind.
All that, with only three little words! This baker is superb.
So, how can you, the consumer, incorporate a little sarcasm into your own cake orders? Here are a few handy tips:
1. Add quotation marks to everything you don't really mean.
3. Misspell their name. (Especially effective when combined with tip #1 or #2.)
Mary Anne E., Angela M., Sarah C., & Janet R., you guys are absolutely "awesome."
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