“RAGNAROK IS WITHIN MY SHORTS!”
Are you okay?
Just rockin’, huh?
Oh, that’s serious.
“Hey, Thoughts on the Dead.”
Fuck off, Oscar Mayer.
john mayerphil lesh
June 17, 2015 at 6:38 pm
I was a fan of PRS guitars until I saw this.
June 17, 2015 at 7:20 pm
June 17, 2015 at 7:21 pm
WHERE AND HOW AND WHY DO YOU GET/MAKE THESE FRICKIN GIFS OH MY GOD
June 17, 2015 at 7:28 pm
I’m sorry about that, I couldn’t resist. woofmaker.com
June 17, 2015 at 9:03 pm
No, no, please don’t apologize. It’s hilarious.
June 17, 2015 at 9:10 pm
June 17, 2015 at 9:55 pm
I have the utmost respect for you Canadians. I don’t know what you’re all sorry about. You guys kick ass.
June 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm
Steven HaddockSteven Haddock, 3rd generation (or so) Canadian & lif… (more)
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It’s a social convention to defuse conflict. Usually, it’s the person who didn’t do anything wrong who says “sorry” to acknowledge that, although they might be upset, they aren’t going to take it personally.
Saying “hey watch where you’re going” would escalate the situation and that’s not something you want to do. Canada is for the most part a “non-honour” society, so unlike people from warmer climes, we don’t see saying “sorry” as something that will cause us a loss of face or a loss of respect. It’s merely a way to ensure that we keep the peace so that we can continue to deal with the person in the event that we still need them when the weather turns cold.
June 17, 2015 at 10:38 pm
sorry that explanation isn’t very good…..
June 17, 2015 at 11:10 pm
That explanation was great. I understand completely where you’re coming from. Around here, if you hear something unfortunate such as a friend telling you that a relative passed away, and you respond with, “Oh, I’m so sorry!” they’ll say, “It’s not your fault,” as though I actually killed your damn third cousin. It’s meant to serve as an expression of concern and sympathy, not to apologize for anything *I* did.
But I have been told my whole life that I say sorry too much. I’ve always apologized for everything and people tell me I need to stop. Rarely I apologize because I truly feel remorse for something I caused, whether by accident or on purpose; it’s mostly, like you said, to avoid conflict. I am not a pugnacious person. I like to be pleasant with people if there aren’t any major factors that I need to call out against the other party.
Sorry if that was too long or verbose.
June 17, 2015 at 11:18 pm
I believe you have just been awarded Canadian citizenship
June 18, 2015 at 8:22 am
Your response should have been “I’m sorry.”
June 18, 2015 at 10:14 am
… I’m sorry ;(
June 18, 2015 at 12:16 am
I just discovered this. God I love your country.
June 18, 2015 at 12:20 am
I CAN BUY HOUSE HIPPO T-SHIRTS?? THERE IS A WEBSITE THAT SELLS HOUSE HIPPO T-SHIRTS. ONE OF THEM IS OF A HIPPO SITTING IN FRONT OF A COFFEE MUG THAT READS “TIM HIPPO”
IM SO DONE
June 18, 2015 at 12:24 am
I guess you could say I…
June 18, 2015 at 12:26 am
DONT YOU HAVE HOMEWORK?
June 18, 2015 at 12:53 am
I HAVE ONE FINAL TOMORROW AND THATS IT
and then summer school for 6 weeks to catch up on all of my online courses ;(
June 18, 2015 at 12:57 am
And now I have a question for you: why are you awake at ONE IN THE MORNING ON A WEEKNIGHT,???,,,
June 17, 2015 at 8:48 pm
“Hey Josh! Using nothing but body language and facial contortions, I’m gonna give you all my thoughts, feelings and conclusions on those pants you’re wearing.”
“Hey, “PHIL” free, man. But I guarantee it won’t compare to the outright absurdities that I feature each time I take a solo.”
June 18, 2015 at 1:05 pm
Okay, I think I get it now. Y’all are Swiftys.
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