It really woke my eyes up

After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, vasectomies are on the rise. One man decided to have one and uttered this congruent conflation of “wake up” and “open (one’s) eyes”, both meaning to become alert or aware of something:

“This is probably one of the very, very rare things in politics that actually does affect me very personally and very hard,” he said. “It really woke my eyes up.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/06/29/abortion-vasectomies-roe-birth-control/

A big thanks to Ann Hodges Lynn for spotting this one and passing it on!



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