nelz wrote:Do you also tug your forelock and say "be seeing you" to everyone you meet?
nordle wrote:Yeah, sometimes its nice to walk in the rain and wind and get thoroughly soaked, and take pleasure from remembering that as a race, we haven't got full control over everything on this planet.
spottedcat wrote:"Ah, but if you could get coloured umbrellas, you'd have to have several."
"So that it would match your outfit."
nordle wrote:Sometimes it's nice just to get wet. Just to walk in the rain through town past the over built one-way system with drivers stuck in fuming traffic, past the speed bumps, sign posts, flashing screens telling you to slow down, past the no smoking campaign posters, past the people queueing out the bank at lunch time trying to deal with the solitary cashier (the rest replaced my machines that don't work or understand questions). Past the fast food joint where the hydroginsed, re-constituted, re-gurgitated crap is rapped in five layers of plastic, past the new small town pestco supermarket store which has sprung up because the small shops closed 10 years ago under pressure from the supermarket superstore which now has in/out town high/off street stores.
Yeah, sometimes its nice to walk in the rain and wind and get thoroughly soaked, and take pleasure from remembering that as a race, we haven't got full control over everything on this planet
Rhakios wrote:If you're referring to "The Prisoner", I was under the impression they gave the I-Spy gesture, rather than tugging their forelocks - hence the "be seeing you" bit.
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