Just around Christmas bored with watching the endless films I turned to a comedy programme. I can't remember which one. I've since googled for the stand-up comedian I saw. His name is Jon Richardson.
He introduced a brilliant concept. He proposed that it's possible to divide the world into two groups - Putters and Leavers.
To start with, answer the question...........'Where are your car keys?' Your answer will help you identify to which group you belong.
A Putter knows where they are, e.g. in the front pocket of my handbag, in a dish by the door etc.
A Leaver has no idea. They are where he or she left them.
You can develop this theme of course. Putters like to plan, be in control, have homes for things. Leavers are constantly abandoning things, finding them by accident but never in the same place twice, always asking 'have you seen my keys, boots, book, wallet, phone, etc.?'
I suppose that marriage and other partnerships work best when there is one from each group. Two Putters would have real problems as they both would have to know where everything must be. Two Leavers would live in a rather chaotic world.
So in our case we are happily one of each.
Can you guess which is which?
And more importantly - which are you?
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