The result - the following phrases have begun to lose their meaning:
Stop doing that.
Get back into bed.
Please be quiet, everyone’s trying to sleep.
He continues to sit there, listening to someone else. Can he not hear me? Does he not get it? The kids are falling over tired, and need to go to sleep, and the sleeping arragements aren't working!
But, you know. Tonight, I know that my husband is going to ask me something.
A question that I dispise being asked on a good day. I must point out that I normally am not the kind of person who believes in keeping score, but - I am also not the kind of person that likes to feel taken advantage of.
I know that he’s going to ask “Honey, are we going to have sex tonight?”