Sunday, March 6, 2011

We we we all the way home

Walking to a race start line (race report to come) I started chatting with another runner about running and Seattle.  He asked where I lived and I replied with "we live in Wallingford." and continued with another 10-20 "we-s."  It's funny, in Spanish, there are different words / phrases for asking how are "you" where the asker can denote "you" as a plural or a singular ("usted" and "ustedes").  Even in the South it seems there are different phrases - like "y'all" and "all y'all."  But for those of us with the 1 phrase, "I" vs. "we" becomes a reaction to ... what?  I don't know, but I kind of like being a "we."

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