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FUNNY SIDE UP: Responding to the much dreaded morning greeting

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Most people do it at the start of every day, with a loved one or a friend or a co-worker or sometimes even with a complete stranger; in fact, usually with all of the above: I speak of the old “Good morning” salutation.
I find there are increasing more of those who, for whatever reason, shorten the experience by simply saying, “Morning,” suggesting that preempting the “Good” saves them some significant measure of time in the process of morning chatter. Or maybe they really don’t think it’s a “good” morning for them personally, or they are just acknowledging that it is, in fact, morning, good or bad. Or maybe it’s just an automatic, meaningless response to be gotten out of the way, beset by obligation. (Is this starting to sound like a Seinfeld or George Carlin........

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