The following is an excerpt from an actual conversation.

“We need to do this, right now!”
“I already did it,” I said.
“You did? When?”
“About an hour ago. I told you.”
“You did?”
“Was I listening?”

… …

Say what?

Our eyes were locked. She didn’t look like her thoughts were elsewhere (usually I can tell if someone is in front of me in body only). I spoke English, which is both our first language.

And yet, she didn’t hear the actual words. She only heard:

Perhaps next time, I’ll try this:


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