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Fun With Karen

Dan

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"Goddamn it, I did four tours of duty in 'Nam as a tunnel rat, and you're telling me cleaning leaves is dangerous? I've climbed ladders out of HELL!"

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So I went out to lunch at a nearby place. It has all the usual in a slightly upscale area. Fancy grocery store, custom pet food store, White House Black Market, Chicos, Pei Wei (my lunch), etc. I stopped at the fancy grocery to get some stuff and walked over to Pei Wei. That's when I saw the store that made me change my attitude. I always just considered this a ritzy place with old guys showing off their new Corvette (saw it on the way home). Nope, this is Karen Central now. I saw this store:


Yep, all they do is happy stuff painted on planks of wood. They teach you how to do it, and they even branch out to chalkboards.
 
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Dan

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Yep, all they do is happy stuff painted on planks of wood. They teach you how to do it, and they even branch out to chalkboards.
I need to find one of those places, and make one of these.

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Meanwhile, at Karen's place ...

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FWIW, my MIL is named "Karen" , and she's a wonderful woman. Seriously. :heart: She's generous with her complements to service workers -- I''ve seen her do it -- and she'd never consider having even one piece of word art wall decor. I don't think she's aware of the Karen meme, though.
 

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Talking with a friend the other day who is a manager at a retail establishment and had someone go all Karen on him. He asked if I thought anyone was still going to name their daughter Karen. I said I was not sure... but you don't see many Richards around anymore.
 
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He asked if I thought anyone was still going to name their daughter Karen. I said I was not sure...
michaelskis- Here's your answer--->Some data on number of U.S. newborn babies given the first name "Karen", as of the day of this post:
Year: 2020 so far-->New Karens: 122 per one million newborns
Year: 2019--------->New Karens: 146 per one million newborns
Year: 2018--------->New Karens: 277 per one million newborns
Year: 2017--------->New Karens: 322 per one million newborns
Year: 2016--------->New Karens: 350 per one million newborns
Year: 2015--------->New Karens: 353 per one million newborns
Year: 2014--------->New Karens: 354 per one million newborns
Year: 2013--------->New Karens: 417 per one million newborns
Year: 2012--------->New Karens: 509 per one million newborns
Year: 2011--------->New Karens: 628 per one million newborns
Year: 2010--------->New Karens: 725 per one million newborns
Year: 2009--------->New Karens: 782 per one million newborns
Year: 2008--------->New Karens: 961 per one million newborns
Year: 2007--------->New Karens: 1,131 per one million newborns
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The following link has an interactive graph of the popularity of the baby name Karen from the years 1881 thru 2020:
Source: Social Security Administration & BabyCenter user data
 
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