We’ve all been there, haven’t we? My first wife, long, long ago, raged that arguing with me was like “talking to a wall.” I wasn’t into the arguments thing, had never had a battling relationship and wasn’t ready to start.
By David Stone
So, I can’t say I disagreed. Or that I didn’t enjoy the tactic.
I’ve thrown that insult in frustration myself, a few times.
But until today on West 23rd Street in New York City, I thought of it as more like a metaphor.
Some other New York City views like Talking To A Wall…
Then, I saw this woman literally talking to a wall. It was a granite wall between Eataly and its wine shop. The only surprise — she seemed pretty happy to be going at it.
I wondered if I was missing something. Was she a rock climber? An urban geologist? An architect admiring the building material?
Here’s what the Urban Dictionary says…