You wonder why, back home, buses come to a full stop.Originally Posted by DunceCap
When you read a post on this forum and don't groan when someone throws in a thai word just to show off.
I keep my underwear up with a piece of elastic
When the local vendors quit trying to charge you 'farang prices' and actually sell to you at the same price everyone else gets.
pidgin English comes naturally
the answer to the secret of the universe is the secret itself
and the secret is.........................................it isn't there
You start thinking Stretch should have kids!! :chug:
Long hairs are needed through the next century.
Too long in Exile, too long not singing my song.
Too long like a rolling stone, Too long in exile
Too long in Exile, baby you just arent my friend.
Too long in Exile my friend, Baby you can never go home again.
Your life's story is strewn along the threads of ajarn
Miles and miles to go before I sleep...
It's good to be consistent isn't it?
You know you've been here too long when the song-taew drivers stop at work and at home without you having to ring the buzzer.
When you realize the freshman you are teaching were 4 years old when you started teaching at your university.
When you start judging books by their covers.
When you start believing quantity is better than quality.
when you see 6-up on a motorcy and think 'that's clever'.
when you live in Bangkok and buy a 4x4.
you think nothing of having an old bit of string round your wrist thar's been there for years
That^^^ right there and you spice your noodles without ever even tasting them first.
you take mini bottles of fish sauce to the staffroom and keep them in your desk
You approve of your wife taking nam prick pao and nam prick on vacation because you like it as well.
you save rubber bands, plastic bags, plastic containers
apart from cheap plastic stuff your kitchenware consists of an electric wok/steamer and some bendy spoons and chopsticks
You use said used bags to coat your chops in flour before frying.