No, it really is you

As a techie, I am sometimes told that I “speak a different language” than “ordinary/normal/regular” people. To this, I usually respond by giving thanks for the backhanded compliment, as I appreciate being considered more than ordinary/normal/regular. Second, I may say “just because I am Greek, doesn’t mean I speak it.” Finally, my new and go to response is “No, I’m speaking English. You are choosing not to understand me.” Continue reading “No, it really is you”