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Always the helpful one.
Fully engaged in conversation with his wife, Thad pulled a quarter of the way into the intersection, but realized his mistake immediately when the red arrow appeared. As cross traffic started moving, he saw that he was blocking part of it. Glancing between the rear view mirror and the backup camera, he backed up so that traffic could flow again.
“Whew, that was a close one.”
Thirty seconds passed and his wife said, “If I could save you thousands of dollars, would it be worth a steak dinner to you?” his wife asked.
“Okay, that’s a random question, but sure, why not?”
“Better shift into Drive lest your bumper smacks into the guy in the back.”
Thad made the change.
“Wouldn’t it have been just as easy to tell me outright?”
“Nope,” she said, “Not this time.”