Why “Talking Things Through” Is not Always Going to Work

“Although we speak the same language, we are using different tongues.” 

&&Anonymous

Punctuation Cannot Save All Sentences. . . Lol

Character 1: “The old man thinks he’s in love with his daughter.”

Character 2: “Good God! We’re out of our depths here.”

Character 1: “No, no, no!”  . . . . “Hamlet is in love with the old man’s daughter the old man thinks.”

Character 2: “Ah.”

–Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

State Your Meaning Plainly

– “There’s a door”

– “Where does it go?”

– “It stays where it is, I think.”

 

~~Terry Pratchett

Miscommunication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

–George Bernard Shaw