Saturday, January 12, 2008

south of houston


south of houston
Originally uploaded by suttonhoo.
Just South of Houston which, I'm told, means we're in Soho. (SOuth HOuston)

And Houston? By all means *don't* pronounce it like a city in Texas -- instead lead with the word "house" if you want to avoid the subsequent moment in which the cabbie asks: "So where are you from?"

Which carries the subtext: "Because clearly you're not from here."

Posting by cameraphone from NYC

2 comments:

callyway said...

I had no idea: thanks for the warning and the general info. your pics often soothe me.

suttonhoo said...

thanks, callyway. it's a responsibility that we take seriously here at detritus: taking the travel bullet so you don't have to. ;)

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