The one and only Rory, from the blog A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip has resurrected his 3.2.1 Quote Me game. The topic is Conversations. I have accepted the challenge and attempted to discover some worthy quotes.
Here are the rules:
Thank the Selector
Post 2 quotes for the dedicated Topic of the Day.
Select 3 bloggers to take part in ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’
Thank you, Rory!
“The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.” –
I may have, ahem, used this strategy once or twice myself with my running friends. Substitute the word “race” for “weekend“. It seems less brag-y if someone else asks you about your race, rather than just plunging into each excruciating detail without an invitation.
Yes, I admit…nodding and smiling have gotten me through some tough conversations. Nodding and smiling gives the listener the impression that yes, you are listening and comprehending what is being said, perhaps even agreeing with the speaker, when, in fact, you are hopelessly lost and making up a grocery list in your mind.
I am tagging these three bloggers to see what they have to say on the topic of conversation: