Opportunity does not always knock

My folks had a strange rule when I was being brought up: I was taught that it was rude to ask for things. Now, I’m sure the *idea* was to teach me not to whine about want­ing treats and so forth when out in the store, for instance, but it exten­ded to ask­ing for treatsCon­tin­ue read­ing “Oppor­tun­ity does not always knock”