Reason #24 On Why It's A Bad Idea To Have Two Instant Message Conversations Going At The Exact Same Time:
Because one could be a conversation with your editor and one could be a conversation with a fellow blogger. And one such conversation with fellow blogger could be about how I was going to write something completely inappropriate but decided not to in the event her child would intercept the IM.
When fellow blogger IMs for me to GO FOR IT, signalling her son is not around, and it's all clear to be inappropriate, I IM to her:
"Pimp me like the whore that you know that I am."
Only, you guessed it. I IMed THIS particular message to my editor.
Uh-Huh. Yes. I did. Did too.