Re: April 2011
posted at 4/1/2011 10:39 AM EDT
Oh, I worry about that big
time, too. They are DH's family, the uncle is recovering from heart surgery, and right now they are living in an RV* with no shower. So, as much as I'm capable
of putting the kibosh on it, I don't want to in this case. But, I am secretly hoping they say "thanks, but no, thanks." If they do stay, I do have the comfort of believing they are trustworthy in every fashion so it could be much worse.
But, I don't even know if they are coming. I'm betting not. DH asked this morning, and they thanked him profusely for the offer and said they'd get back to us. Uh, we're leaving TOMORROW - back to us? When? I figure they didn't want to appear ungrateful by turning it down out of hand. Hoping so, anyway.
So, maybe I'm mean, too? Oh, well.
* Pingo, in this case "an RV" is correct because people shorten "recreational vehicle" to "Ar Vee" almost exclusively in regular speech, not just to shorten it here in the forums for easier/quicker typing. If people said "recreational vehicle" in their heads when reading my post, it would be correct to write "a RV." But, no one does that (I had to even stop and think about what the letters even stand for); they say, "An Ar Vee." So, it's different than "a MB" because in that case you've shorted Market Basket purely to shorten what you need to type, not because people call them "Em Bees." The decision of a or an before an abbreviation is all about what people say in their heads when they read it.