Archive for the ‘Conversation’ Category
Pim: Is Moby from Pennsylvania?
T: Somewhere in the US; I’m not sure where exactly.
Pim: I thought I saw on the website that he was from Pennsylvania.
T: Oh, I didn’t notice.
Pim: But I had the feeling he was from Pennsylvania anyway…
Pim: Do you geddit, do you geddit?
T: Yeah, yeah, I geddit*.
* If you don’t geddit, click here.
Mim: I really like how ABJ has opened up this space.
T: Ja, me too.
Mim: We’re going to put an occasional table over there.
T: Is the table going to be there all the time?
Mim: What do you mean?
Pim: Will it be there only on occasion?
Mim: You two have been spending far too much time together!
Pim: You’d better be careful saying you’re happy to travel in Africa. Next thing they’ll send you to Macquarie University in Rwanda.
Mim: I think you mean Makerere University…
T: …in Uganda.
Two bored subs in an email conversation… It’s funnier if you know what copy we were working on at the time. Or, perhaps, not funnier, just (even) sillier.
T: Cool beans… and good karma.
Ralph: Coffee beans… and good java 😉
T: Jumping beans… and a shot of tequila :p
Ralph: Has beens… and a shot to the head 🙂
T: Magic beans… and sacred cows.
Ralph: Fee fi fo fum, I smell… holy bull crap!
T: I don’t understand why the government is getting so excited about Cofit, when it hasn’t sorted out Refit properly yet.
Mim: What’s Cofit?
T: The cogeneration feed-in tariff.
T: Also, why do they have to have all these silly acronyms? Like, why can’t all the tariffs just be called one thing?
Mim: They just want to make people feel excluded.
T: Ja, like the poor solar power people. They need get their own tariff; it could be called Sofit.
Mim: What they really need is a Sowhat tariff!
T: Guess who’s playing in Jozi next weekend?
Pim: Vanessa Williams.
Mim: What do you know about Vanessa Williams?
Pim: Vanessa Williams, the tennis player…
T: I was talking about music.
Mim: Ja, that’s what I thought.
T: Guess again.
T: No, they’re playing here next month.
Pim: Die Antwoord.
T: That took some time…