My friend Esther told me about her son’s fifth-grade career day, where the children were asked, “Who knows what a psychiatrist does?”

Esther’s son replied, “That’s someone who asks you to lie down on a couch and then blames everything on your mother.”

Vocabulary Help

  • blame – culpar
  • career day – dia em que as escolhas recebem profissionais para falar de suas ocupações
  • children – crianças
  • friend – amigo, amiga
  • lie down on a couch – deitar em um divã
  • mother – mãe
  • reply – responder
  • son – filho
  • tell (tell, told, told) – dizer, contar algo