Tip of the tongue for Week 21

Tuesday 31 May 2011, 4.53am HKT


Overheard or read for last week (Week 21, 23-29 May 2011). Delayed because of all the gigs The Naked Listener was going to.

* * *

“I work in accounting – no one ever asks me anything about it or makes any comments at all. It’s quite the conversation killer.”

* * *

Q. “Are you still writing?”

A. “Are you still breathing?”

* * *

” … it’s like they’re saying, ‘You’ve got YOUR system, and I’m not going to follow YOUR way of doing things – because I spent a lot of time on mine, so it’s got to be better than yours. Has to be, only logical‘.”

(Two ladies in their 50s and 60s, unhappy about the attitude of today’s educated, 5.50pm, 28 May, McDonald’s)

* * *

“Have you ever heard of a psychic winning the Mark Six [lottery]?”

(re: Feng shui master Tony Chan on forgery charges, McDonalds, 1.51am, 30 May)

┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐

© The Naked Listener’s Weblog, 2011.

English Legal History

Making English Legal History easy and enjoyable to digest.

Diary of a Psychokiller

take a trip with me to the darkside

Lipsync Lawyer

Stop bitching and know your law differently

Daring Fireball

Hearing ordinary lives talk

An English Man In SF

a diary of life as an immigrant

MB Forde

Ghosts, Legends, Folklore and Writing

Motorcycling in Hong Kong

On two wheels in Asia's World City

Tinkerbelle

Making her way back to Neverland one day at a time...

The Naked Listener's Weblog

Hearing ordinary lives talk

Basti in China

鲍世俊在中国

Making Maps: DIY Cartography

Resources and Ideas for Making Maps

Pointless Diagrams

A new, meaningless diagram drawn daily, just 'cause.

The London Column

Reports from the life of a city, from 1951 to now, compiled by David Secombe

Vintagerock's Weblog.

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Shirley Chuk

Chuk Yin-yuk 祝燕玉 of Hong Kong

%d bloggers like this: