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DEBBIE WROTE: 43-year-old here. My daughter asked me if the home I grew up in had a flat or pitched roof. I said, “well, you’ve seen Grandma’s house, the roof is pitched.” Her eyes went wide. “You grew up in THAT house?” she asked, then muttered to herself in a soft voice, “Wow, that’s an old house.” Then she cleared her throat and asked, “Mama, did they have wood when you were a kid?” Arrrgh!