Yearstricken: I’m feeling feckless these days.
Husband: Have you looked in the junk drawer in the kitchen?
Yearstricken: You think it means I’ve lost something called a feck?
Husband: What else would it mean?
Yearstricken: Didn’t we have a similar conversation last year when I said your driving was reckless?
Husband: Yes, and I still can’t understand why you were upset. Most women would be happy that their husbands drive without wrecks. And why are you looking in the knife drawer? I said the junk drawer.
feckless: ineffective; incompetent
reckless: utterly unconcerned about the consequences of some action; without caution
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