alpaca princess (renniekins) wrote,
alpaca princess

Train Talk

I was sitting on the train yesterday, listening to a conversation going on behind me. I couldn't see the participants, but they sounded like adults, maybe young ones. I didn't notice what the two women had been discussing before this.

"...and you know what they say about curiosity, don't you?"

"Actually, I don't."

"Killed the cat."

"What? You killed a cat??"

"No, curiosity killed the cat. You haven't heard that? Curious, killed the cat. "

"Who's curious?"

"You were talking about curiosity, and I said it killed the cat."

"WHAT cat?"

"It's an expression. Curiosity killed the cat, generosity brought him back."

"Oh. Ohh you didn't say that part about generosity. I would have got it if you'd said the part about generous." They started giggling.

"You've never heard that?"

"I was all, who is Curious, and why would he DO that?"
Tags: funny
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