(This is not going well already)
"Last week at Okays."
"Was I there?"
(May Day! May Day!)
Others: "Dude, are you having a senior moment?"
The subject is changed when a wave of laughter engulfs us all. Must have made a huge impression on him.
When we want something, the universe does its best to derail it. Some suggest our very wanting thwarts the universe's intentions and therefore it is our fault. My sense is that we are denied because of a very spiky sense of humor.
"so passes the glory of the world"