It’s pronounced Aaahngela

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I don’t make this stuff up, I swear.


Edith:     Would you mind if I started calling you Aaahndrea?

Angela:  Why would you do that?

Edith:     I’m reading The Devil Wears Prada, and the main character, Miranda, has an Assistant named Andrea, but she pronounces it Aaahndrea.

Angela:  I see.

Edith:     So, would you mind?

Angela:  Would I mind if you called me Andrea.

Edith:     Yes.

Angela:  But pronounce it Aaahndrea.

Edith:     Yes.

Angela:  Even though my name is Angela.

Edith:     Yes.

Angela:  Pronounced Angela.

Edith:     Yes.

Angela:  I’m kind of partial to the name my mother gave me.

Edith:     So, that’s a ‘no’.

Angela:  That’s a ‘no’.

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About Angela

My name is Angela. I am a 28 year old psych and criminology graduate, but I'd rather not diagnose you. I am a cuddle-slut. I can recite the entire script of The Princess Bride, (including accents) and believe that the meaning of life is contained within. Polyanna, Snap.com commercials, and Oprah 'reunion shows' make me cry. I can whistle and hum at the same time, but I cannot touch my toes. I am an expert in both listening and talking. I look good in orange. I am a writer. I kick ass in Gin, Hearts, and Cribbage but I don't understand Canasta or Bridge. I can be heard singing Broadway numbers from my shower, and have dressed up as a viking princess, (complete with aluminum foil breast plate) The Phantom of the Opera, and a Ghostbuster for Hallowe'en. I have a bird named Bean. I have a brother named Adam. They are not related. I like vanilla body lotion, peanut butter, saunas, Jim Carrey, broccoli, pets, TheOnion.com, Muppets, Kevin Smith, Corelle dishes, dry erase white-boards, Barenaked Ladies, Philosophy, the letter J, Harry Potter, picture frames, swimming, quilting, Michael Moore, genealogy, Raggedy Anne, tacky 50's tchotchke, 'Idiot's Complete Guide To' books, tweezers, feather pillows, polar dips, aquariums, Martin Luther King Jr., and Dr. Pepper. I don't like meat, gossips, cooked carrots, American Idol, mosquitoes, sweating, politics, public washrooms, tardiness, tuition, hunting, pat answers, pick up lines, brown bananas, cliches, pine scented air freshener, Kevin Costner, bacon, candied apples, pro-wrestling, humidity, and hypocrisy. Books I've read recently The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Dark Tower, When Nietzsche Wept, What's So Amazing About Grace?, Catcher in the Rye, Not Wanted On the Voyage, The Red Tent, The Little Prince, The Way the Crow Flies, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Poisonwood Bible, The Fall, The Knot of Vipers, Calculating God, The Chrysalids, Sick Puppy, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Franny and Zooey, The Brothers Karamazov, and jPod. I am slightly neurotic. No I'm not. Yes I am.

10 responses »

  1. I’ve neither read the book, nor watched the movie.

    As for the conversation: It’s was totally surreal. I got to the end of it thinking, “Are we really having this discussion?”

    ~A

  2. I’ve neither read the book, nor watched the movie.

    As for the conversation: It’s was totally surreal. I got to the end of it thinking, “Are we really having this discussion?”

    ~A

  3. I’ve neither read the book, nor watched the movie.

    As for the conversation: It’s was totally surreal. I got to the end of it thinking, “Are we really having this discussion?”

    ~A

  4. I’ve neither read the book, nor watched the movie.

    As for the conversation: It’s was totally surreal. I got to the end of it thinking, “Are we really having this discussion?”

    ~A

  5. I’ve neither read the book, nor watched the movie.

    As for the conversation: It’s was totally surreal. I got to the end of it thinking, “Are we really having this discussion?”

    ~A

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