Not A Pink Girl

And another thing… | February 4, 2009

Here’s something I overheard today that just annoys me to no end! (Add it to my list [see November 2008 post].)

“I was just talking out loud.”

Ah-huh, isn’t that what you do when you talk? Make noises with your mouth that people can hear?

I think you mean, “I was just thinking out loud.”

>.<

Have we just gotten really lazy with the way we converse? (No, it’s not “conversate.”) Can’t we just think for a second or two about what we really want to say & then say it properly?

The other night I was watching a new Law & Order (just plain ol’ Law & Order). Alana De La Garza, who plays Assistant D.A. Connie Rubirosa, said, “Even still…” I couldn’t believe it. Are you telling me that was written into the script? Talk about lazy. Dick Wolf & Co. are getting paid obscene amounts of money, & that’s the best dialogue they can come up with? EVEN STILL?Now if that were me, I would not have said that. I don’t care what was written in the script. I would have just said, “Even so…” & everyone would just have to lump it.

Okay, I feel better now (sort of).

I’d feel much better if my neighbors would take the two computer monitors (we’re talking pre-Pentium) off their front porch & put them out with the trash. Those things have been on their porch for at least two months. What do they think this is, West Virginia?

 

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Did you know you can make a TV or fishtank from your old monitor?

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