A conversation between a teenager and a mother.
Mother walks out of bathroom. Mother picks up cell phone. Mother reads text messages from teenage son.
“Hey, Mom. Can I head to the beach with friends today?” – Tall Boy
“Hello?” – Tall Boy
“Hellloooo?” Tall Boy
“Yo answer ur phone. Its not that hard.” – Tall Boy
Mother glares at phone. Mother types text response.
“Yo. I was in the bathroom drying my hair and my hearing aids were off. I couldn’t hear the phone.” – Mother
“Oh. No damage. Can I go?” – Tall Boy
“Yo, no” – Mother