I’ve found myself running into situations, lately, where I inadvertently use some comedian slang with friends who have no idea WTF I’m talking about. Horrified that my burgeoning readership (now in the dozens!) might be confused by the jargon, I reacted the way I usually react to problems: by unthinkingly disgorging an enormous amount of writing.
Usually this solution of mine just results in a bunch of emo nonsense that I file away, too ashamed to ever look at again. But in this case something arguably useful has resulted:
Please let me know if you have any suggestions, revisions, etc. I promise not to get too defensive and emo.