Friday, August 12, 2005

Business overwhelms today, but I did overhear something peculiar out on the street earlier that I can share as well. It was a man talking to two female companions, all kinda shuffly and dumpy but they seemed maybe a little more back-office staff than tourist... perhaps the HR dept. is taking a holiday together? Anyway, here's what dude said: "So, do you want to try to find some cilantro now?" As noted above - peculiar.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe instead of getting Summer Fridays off their office celebrates Guacamole Fridays? -ab

12:36 PM  
Blogger Paul said...

hmm... an intriguing possibility there. It was just so odd, in that he said it in exactly the same way as you would say "So, should we go grab a burger now?" "So, feel like getting a beer or something?" I've just been picturing them grazing on a big communal bowl of cilantro ever since my encounter.

12:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

tonight at New Season's deli counter:

customer: "Does that have cilantro?"

staff: "No. it has capers, but not cilantro."

(and yes, i thought of your own overheard conversation as i overheard this one. because. well. yknow.)


9:04 PM  

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