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Old Tue Oct 02, 2007, 01:00pm
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Originally Posted by Mark Padgett
That's exactly why my wife stopped coming to games I worked. At least, that's what she told me.

Also - once when my younger daughter was about 14, she was watching a game I was working when some clown started yelling at me. My daughter turned around to him and said, "He may be a bad ref but he's a good Dad, so shut up."

I had a talk with her later about that "bad ref" comment.
Your daughter employed an excellent rhetorical strategy: since she conceded that he might be right, she gave him a reason for shutting up with which he couldn't argue.

Very clever. I wonder where she got it.
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