This morning, The Brain took some milk out of the fridge and set it on the counter, where the lid immediately popped off, and the milk sloshed a little out of the container.
He sighed, and said:
I'm always surprised when you don't put the lids all the way back on things.
My response: Why?
Him (laughing): I should have stopped being surprised by that a long time ago, shouldn't I?
Me: Right you are.
I mean, I could apologize ... again... but 24 years, and you're still surprised by that? C'mon.
The only way our marriage has survived is his sense of humor. Also the fact that I must have other redeeming qualities.