1940s stuff · History · Me

It’s no wonder that I have so few friends.

Co-worker, who approaches me as I stand at the copier with earbuds in my ears and my iPod in my hand:  What song are you listening to?

Me, as I take out an earbud:  Huh?

Co-worker: What song are you listening to?

Me: Oh! It’s not music.  It’s CBS’ complete broadcast day from D-Day, June 6, 1944!  The Germans were releasing information about the invasion but it wasn’t confirmed for a few hours. Right now, General Eisenhower is speaking to the people of occupied Europe.

Co-worker: Oh…well… hope that works out okay.

Me: It does!

Co-worker: ……

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8 thoughts on “It’s no wonder that I have so few friends.

  1. Intelligence is an acquired taste for some, and when it is demonstrated, the uniqueness of the individual is not often appreciated. I mean unique as a compliment and as part of intelligence. I never spoke much of my book or what I studied in my History classes during college because I know the friends I had then would not find it as interesting as I do. Excellent post!!!

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