[caption id="attachment_2970" align="alignleft" width="265"] I love my job …[/caption]

When I was young, everyone talked like I did where I grew up. Everyone except my father. Well, okay, he talked like everyone else … except when he got excited, then he would slip back into his old accent.

He came from Newfoundland and I thought his accent was neat. It didn’t help that it came out when he was upset. It came out when he was upset with me, trying to lecture me about something he thought I should be aware of. He was less amused when he found out I was amused.

When I first heard my grandfather talk, I realized he sounded like dad when dad was upset, but grandpa sounded like that all the time. The accent is lilting, borrowing much from Irish, Scottish and English accents.

Join the Conversation!

Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines.

Post a Comment:


(Required, will be published)

(Required, but will not be published)

(Optional)

ADHD Man
Of DistrAction



Subscribe to this Blog:
Feed

Archives


Blogroll


More on
ADHD



 

Subscribe to this Blog: Feed

Recent Comments
  • Susun: I think that’s a perfectly rational way to think, one thought triggers the next. It’s not like...
  • J-me: When I’m able to successfully create a schedule and structure the normal gazillion thoughts I have,...
  • adam: Thats absolutely right, though that is just the socially acceptable part of it. There is also the other crazy...
  • Anita Louise: I was diagnosed at age 48. Unfortunately, my days are very similar. I say unfortunately because this...
  • Wes Gray: Wow, you nailed it. All of the above for me lol!
Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!