The word of the day for May 13, 2013: TABOO
When I was in the fourth grade I walked a grueling half mile to profess my undying love to Stephanie Nelson. I picked some flowers along the way, which I hid behind my back as I rang the bell. Stephanie’s mother answered.
“Can I help you?”
“Is Stephanie home?”
“Yes, I’ll get her.”
A few moments later Stephanie Nelson was before me in all her glory. I handed her the flowers, stammering…