It seems like a long time since I've heard anyone call a car by a nickname — maybe my friends are just getting older and less fanciful. I tried to run some program I got off the web to turn my phone into a wireless hotspot. Overly Cute Nicknames - Vomit. Does the literal relationship with my phone harm my metaphorical relationship with other things?
It seems like a long time since I did actually pat the dashboard of my car. I didn't say "there were a lot of memories on there — that's where I got the call saying my nephew was born. It's been a long time since I read a new essay about a writer's favorite pen or typewriter like the ones I read as a teenager — no one seems to get sentimental about a particular model of MacBook now that everything we think of as "my computer" is shuffled onto the next machine when the old one breaks down. For most people this is sort of a metaphor or a superstition rather than a profound belief that our souls are preserved in the objects we've used. Last edited on Sep 21 It's brick outside today. A new car will never be the one I drove to Ithaca. Yeah, Annie planned the whole thing, but now she's bricking. Last edited on Aug 04 It had a floppy disk drive and no connection to the internet. Last edited on Mar 23 Submitted by Meeka B. The desk I inherited from my grandmother reminds me of her, but my smartphone has actual photos of her. Share on Facebook The days of simply having someone's name and phone number on your cell phone contact list are long gone. It used to be pretty common for people to have nicknames for the objects they kept close, whether cars or musical instruments or computers. Submitted by tim g. Did our intimacy with our cell phones explode this metaphor? It would be easy for an unknowing bystander to take the nickname out of context or just get offended. Usually only used to describe the temperature of a place, e. Almost anything else we hold and gaze at and clean and care for — usually we still feel connected to those things even after we stop using them. I tried to run some program I got off the web to turn my phone into a wireless hotspot. The fact that our phones are special to us and hold a lot of memories and experiences is so literal it would be absurd to say in conversation. I gaze at my phone, carry it, clean it, talk to it — but I don't even remember how many actual physical smartphones I've owned. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 25 Maybe that's just me.
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