Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Problem With Semantics Part 3 Hearing What We Think We Hear

A hillbilly man from the hills took his first trip to the big city of New York. He was absolutely mesmerized by the sites and sounds. He gazed into windows and watched the different characters pass by, even saying an occasional "How U?", getting no response. A nearby police officer watched the hillbilly with suspicion. As the hillbilly fixed his eyes on the heights of a tall building the policeman decided to confront him. "Got an ID?" the officer asked? "About whut?" came the reply.

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