City Paper is not for tourists
A based-on-real-events overheard conversation in D.C.:
Girl 1: Did you like the movie? I thought it was fun, but I didn’t like the ending? Girl 2: Yeah, the ending was, like, too depressing for me. But the characters were really likable so… Girl 1: It’s still early? Let’s get a drink? There’s this great bar a block away? Girl 2: OK. I wonder if they have mojitos. I love mojitos so… Girl 1: Yeah, I, like, totally love mojitos? Girl 2: I wonder why I can’t just end a sentence. Why do I always trail off with so? So… Girl 1: I don’t know? Why can’t I speak without turning everything into a question? It’s weird? Girl 2: And annoying so…
What the hell, people! This is, like, totally going to ruin your day, but start listening for people who end their sentences with the word “so.” Or with an unnecessary inflection. It will drive you crazy.