Which is more effective... Your Looks or your Tongue ????

  1. Imran Shiraz Memo profile image76
    Imran Shiraz Memoposted 24 months ago

    Which is more effective... Your Looks or your Tongue ????

  2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 23 months ago

    I doubt my looks would add up to much of anything in the way of results were I bargaining or trying to sell a thing or idea.

    I'm not ugly, not at all, just not very memorable looking. Where I live in North Texas I'm pretty dang plain to the eyes. I'm related to a huge amount of persons around here. So there are lots of folks walking around who look like they could be cousins, because they sometimes are.

    But even were I living a thousand miles from where I was born, I don't think I'd be particularly noteworthy in appearance. I'm not tall, fat, especially mannish or feminine - just a regular looking dude of a common size from a common gene pool. I'm captain blend into the crowd.

    But sometimes people tell me they like the way I describe things. It happens. It happened yesterday even. No, I'm not talking about in a face to face conversation. I rarely even have those. I only really interact with the world on this newfangled thing they call the internet. I can't take it for granted. It's something newer to the cosmos than me, by God. And so I use it.

    I sometimes tell stories and people think I'm being hilarious or something, but I'm not; I'm just telling the tale I bore witness to.

    People keep insisting I should write fiction. I don't know where they could come away with the idea I have that talent. I never make up tales. I just try to explain the things I've seen in this world. I do it as well as I can, it's what a body has to do when he looks so un-remarkable and has the gift of an internet connection with which to socialize.

    But enough about me. The tongue is a double edged sword, and I've got to master it before it does me in. Good evening.

    1. Imran Shiraz Memo profile image76
      Imran Shiraz Memoposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      I must say you are very descriptive and I agree with this statement "The tongue is a double edged sword, and I've got to master it before it does me in".  However, sometimes double edged sword is accompanied by a shield of looks which is prejudiced..

 
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