Pet Peeve #23: People Telling You What They Thought You Said

“‘Peanut butter’? I thought you said ‘Pee in it, bud’!” Fact 1: When we mishear someone, especially if we don’t yet know that we misheard them, the results are hilarious…in our own minds. Fact 2: The words we mishear are rarely hilarious to anyone but ourselves. It’s really important to distinguish between these two facts. … Read more