A. Why not?
A. Also cliche, but my mom.
A. I'm a language geek and it really gets to me when people (especially those who are supposed to know better-like newscasters) misuse "bring" and "take" and "less" and "fewer." Petty but I can't help it.
A. Good friends. Good conversation. Good food. Good wine. All at the same time of course.
A. Hmmm...Maybe Cleopatra--except for that suicide by snake thing. Glad there's no "why" part to this one.