Apparently she's never noticed that I can sometimes be sarcastic
Earlier this evening, by telephone, on the first night of the baseball playoffs.
My mom: So are you going to watch the Red Sox game tonight?
Me: I don't know, probably not. It's not really that important.
My mom: Oh really? Wow, I would have thought...
Me: Mom, that was a joke.
My mom: Oh. Haha, right!