Monday, October 29, 2012

Watches As Ticking Bomb

In the Chinese culture, giving a clock as a birthday present means that you want the birthday person to die soon. Or something to that effect. I can't really remember the exact meaning. But you get the picture.

It kinda makes sense because a clock signifies time, and as it goes "tik.. tik.. tik" you have less and less time in your life.

I always wondered though those watches count too? I always told myself no. A couple of my birthday presents to friends have been momentum watches and I mean.. they're still alive. And they looked like they liked my present at the time they received it. Besides.. Who cares about curses or beliefs anyways?

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