as overheard @ virgin megastores in union square, nyc.
girl #1: I’m funny.
girl #2: No you’re not.
girl #1: Yes I am. Everyone says I’m hilarious.
girl #2: Of course they do. That’s because you aren’t pretty.
I was talking to John one day and he said, “Oh my gosh! There’s been a tragedy in the States. I guess you don’t get much American news over there!” So I flipped out, “What?! What happened?!” thinking that it was something terrible. He says, “Katie Couric is leaving The Today Show to go to CBS!!!” So I guess the good news is that national security hasn’t been breached.
Recently Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day was hobbledehoy (yes I am subscribed to their Word of the Day) which is ‘an awkward, gawky young fellow’. Ever since then I’ve been searching endlessly to find the epitome of such a fellow, to no avail.