“The alternative subculture,” he said. “Let’s go for dark lipstick. That should make a statement.”
He went on and on. Dark this, dark that. He talked mostly about make-up.
“Let’s be dark and alternative,” he said enthusiastically.
“The issue is dark has been around since the beginning of time. Dark is not alternative and…” someone said from the back of the room.
“Oh, come on, dark lipstick is!”
“But last week we decided that what was cool was…”
“What is wrong with you?! Why are you creating so much fuss over this simple issue?! Lipstick! That is it. It’s decided. Does everyone agree?”
“But… I am allergic to…”
“Right, the meeting is adjourned and don’t forget to bring your dark lipstick next week. The darker, the better!”
“Will we be covering pink lipstick too…?”
If looks could kill…