by teenagers to honestly describe their
of careful and accident-free driving ("my early wreckless years
"). Parents and authorities, naturally, are usually way too thick-headed and closed-minded to realize what the virtuous teens are referring to, and so they continue to criticize the teens as being scatterbrained and out of control, rather than praising them for their exceptional
lifestyles and commendable
Parole officer: So, young man, I understand you've been drinking
for three years now?
Teen: Yeah, I started
way back in my wreckless years.
Parole officer (disgustedly): Ahhhh... so you had no brain-sense back THEN, either, eh?
Teen: No, no, no... what i meant was ---
Parole officer (impatiently): Nah-ah --- no need
to explain. I believe I am getting the picture perfectly loud and clear. I'm gonna recommend
another three months' probation for the likes