By Ryan Sauers As I have been giving recent speeches, I have opened my remarks with the following statement. I ask the audience to reflect upon two words that are not that different in appearance, but quite different in meaning. The two words are UNTIE and UNITE. You see, the two words are comprised of the exact same letters. The only change is switching the place of the letter “T” and “I. What does this mean? When “T” is in front of “I” we get the words UNTIE which means things are coming apart or undone. It means …
I can't help about blogging on this topic– What's In a A Name?
As this blog exists to make us ponder both the complicated and most basic in human behavior– I felt compelled to cover this. Why? Who knows– DUDE! You will laugh more later. 🙂
For the sake of this blog post- lets assume that we are talking about two guys that are trying to converse with each other yet do not OR cannot remember the other person's name.
So, here goes… my TOP 9 List of expressions you might hear them say… instead of the other person's name:
- Hey Buddy
- Hey Chief
- Hey Brother
- Hey Dude
- Hey Big Man
- Hey Partner
- Hey Man
- Hey Big Guy
- Hey Bro
Ok, well I hope this makes you smile. I have a lot of neat posts upcoming but sometimes I have to remind my self that the premise of this blog… is to make us "consider" why we do and say the things we do. Can you think of other expressions?
Have a great week.
Ryan T. Sauers