Pairs, couples, and other twofers

Here’s a little list of pairs I thought about today, in answer to the nudge:

  • Romeo and Juliet. In Brazil, Romeu e Julieta is not only the tragic couple, but a delicious cheese and guava jam dessert.
  • Cake and ice cream. Actually, I prefer a brownie in place of the cake, but if it’s chocolate, the cake will do, too.
  • Action and reaction. The doctor hits your knee with his little mallet and presto! Or something’s wrong.
  • Prayer and fasting. Don’t we need more of both?