How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 196 (or workplace wordslinging)

Because you have been reading the Dark Tower books for a second time, you have had to force yourself (on several occasions) to not speak to people at your workplace in the diction of Mid-World in order to prevent possible awkwardness and conversational embarrassment.  However, close friends and family have been getting plenty of text messages with phrases like, “Thankee-sai” and “The world won’t move on tomorrow.”

While most of those chosen few have endured your Dark Tower palaver with mild amusement, you did actually provide manage to impress a friend by responding to the terrifying spectacle of witnessing a Red-tailed Hawk shaking off its slow-speed windshield collision with a nearby car on an access road and then flying away, with the following Dark Tower quote from The Gunslinger:

“The hawk does not fear you, boy, and the hawk never will.  The hawk is God’s gunslinger.”

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A nerd among nerds.

Posted on August 14, 2012, in Books, Comedy, Mind Drippings, Nerd Odyssey, Nerds and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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