"To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of theway to getting it answered."
~ John Ruskin ~
Sometimes we think we are asking for what we want, but we do it so softly and inadvertently that it seems more like an apology than a request. Let's have the courage to state it plainly, and specifically. That way, we can be sure not to be misunderstood.
I stop beating around the bush with hints and innuendos and say what I mean.