Living in Wonju South Korea, These Many Long Years

Living in Wonju South Korea, These Many Long Years: Version 2.0!

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The Rumor Mill!

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When things get slow or tedious, or I'm feeling somewhat mischievous, an entertaining distraction is to churn the rumor mill.

In the past, I've started rumors that a North Korean delegation was coming to visit, that snakes were infesting one of the outer buildings, and that a plan was afoot to move the company closer to Seoul despite having just moved out a few short years ago.

The key is to make the rumor believable but doesn't have a direct impact on anyone in particular. For example, I'd never start a rumor that the guy in purchasing is gay. That would be wrong.

So this month I'll just stick with passing around word that a new rest stop is being built in the construction zone a couple of miles up the road. So far people are excited at the possibility of having a new place to eat lunch.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

You sound like a right prat.

F5Waeg said...

I had heard that people still talked like that. Guess it's true.

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