After teaching a web design class, I was approached by one of my students. He was very excited. He stood with his nose about 6" from my nose and spoke loudly.
"HEY I HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR A WEBSITE THAT COULD REVOLUTIONIZE THE CONSUMER REPORTING INDUSTRY. I TEACH JETSKIING CLASSES AT THE LAKE ON WEEKENDS. I CAN TRADE YOU JETSKI LESSONS FOR WEB DESIGN WORK."
Not pleased at having my profession reduced to the same level as a job inhabited by part-time potheads duig he summer, I declined.
"OH, MAN, IF YOU DON'T DO IT SOMEONE ELSE WILL. YOU'RE MISSING OUT ON A LOT OF MONEY."
"I'm sure I'll manage. Thanks for the offer."
"I'LL CALL YOU IN A WEEK JUST TO SEE IF YOU - "