with one’s own eyes.
me: G is a pathologist
VDF: Um…what do you mean?
me: what do you mean what do i mean
VDF: Did she graduate med school? I didn’t think she had graduated.
me: yes. well, time has passed. and she is pathologist!!! which reassures me a lot. i feel less afraid of the world.
VDF: Great!! Now quit while you’re ahead and stop talking to her because even if she’s a pathologist she’s still a nut
me: duly noted