Sunday, August 14, 2022

Involuntary Eavesdrop

The worst part of being a native speaker of ANY language.


  1. If you are abroad for months, on the other hand, you don't even consciously realize how exhausting it is to hear people talking all the time without really understanding. To me, understanding people's conversation with ease was one of the things that I found rather relaxing when I returned home.

    1. You know, you're 100% right about that. There is absolutely part of me that is happy to be able to just shoot the breeze with any random person without the conversation turning to where I'm from or what the word for something is!