In this episode, Amy just gets so tired of it all with “scunnered” (27:58) and Ryan takes very precise measurements with “instrument” (0:56).
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One comment on “Episode 78: Scunnered Instrument”
Amy’s remarks about “toxic positivity” made my day. I now have some verbal ammunition to use against all of the well intentioned suggestions that I look on the bright side, or smile more, or count my blessings, or engage in any other instant mood changers. I no longer feel quite so scunnered.