July 20th, 2010

Randomality

I have been working on an actual literarily related post that’s really long and complicated and totally not done, and now I don’t have time to work on it. But I also haven’t posted in ages, and that leaves a void in my life, so here’s a few funny things people have said and done in my proximaty lately:

My yoga teacher: “Just let your tongue sort of hang out in the centre of your mouth.”

Well-dressed middle-aged woman at bus stop, after asking me directions to a place she had only a number for, but did not know what street that number was supposed to be on: stuck her finger directly (and far!) up her nose while listening to my baffled reply.

Teenaged girl I eavesdropped on at Starbucks while she was talking to a male friend: (repeatedly) “I know I’m not, like, ugly or anything, but I just don’t think I’m *that* pretty.”

I heart this town. Especially now that is not 10 000 degrees. More soon!

6 Responses to “Randomality”

  • Andrew S says:

    What do you bet that teenaged girl had recently googled “How to get your boyfriend to call you pretty?”


  • AMT says:

    i am overwhelmed with great things done by random people on the street in front of me this week. example: japanese kid walking down jasper ave wearing t-shirt with exciting lettering, spelling: ‘Michael Jackson! King of Pops!!’


  • Rebecca says:

    I think everyone should send me the most amusing things they’ve witnessed in the last little while. This would be great for Rose-coloured morale!


  • Scott Watson says:

    I find that I have witness many amusing moments since I started commuting with my child. Babies bring out the odd in people.


  • Rebecca says:

    Scott, share the oddness! Also, have you gotten Z a job in logistics, too?


  • Scott Watson says:

    Zoe has shown no interest in Retail operations, apparently getting her cue from the mainstream culture. :)
    Her day care is on the way to my work so I complete the drop-off and pick up. The oddness is mostly the making of faces, silly voices, and arm flailing that adults do to the amusement of children. I can’t complain because it makes the commute much easier.


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