Sarah: my brain is actually refusing to cooperate today. I keep losing the words I want to use.
me: I have those days every day, man. You need coffee
Sarah: you might be right
me: that’s usually my first option
Sarah: yeah, but it’s 5pm on a Friday so maybe I should just accept that I’m now useless
me: Hahaha, well, if you want to give up, sure. Admitting defeat is not the American way, Sarah!
Sarah: ‘s okay, I’m … er… what’s an English stereotype that’d apply here? See, that’s how braindead I am
me: Well… there’s not one for giving up. You guys are the stiff-upper-lip type, not the give-up type. That’s French talk, Sarah. Do you really want to stop shaving your armpits and bathing weekly? Do you!?