My wife and I have been married many years. We have a happy marriage, but ever since our seven thousand children ballooned away, we find we have less to say to one another. Can you suggest any topics of conversation for us?
–Silent but Deadly
Every man jack of us may find tedious routine in our daily lives, from repairing webs, to capturing flies, to consorting with our compatriots at Ye Olde Stiquorbushe, but we daren't grow so complacent that we forget to ask our wives about their day! A married man must remember that he may be killed and devoured in the night.
Lord Threadybottom is an advice columnist who has been syndicated* by over forty newspapers.
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