Dreaded Question #2: What do you do?

Dreaded Question #2: What do you do?

While out and about the other day, I was asked Dreaded Question #2 (which is almost as difficult to answer as Dreaded Question #3, but much easier to answer than Dreaded Question #1).

Why, you may ask, is this altogether polite question greeted with dread?  

Well, dread is a bit of an exaggeration, but I do find the question, however well-intended, to be somewhat irksome (and totally unimaginative), mostly because what I do doesn't fit nicely into one, neat little google-searchable category, which is often what people asking seem to prefer...

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