Sunday, June 12, 2016

Well they often call me Tony, but my real name is...

A story:

This Hatian guy hangs out at my local. (By "Hatian guy" I mean, "his ancestors are from Haiti," not "he's not really American." That's the way we talk in the outer boroughs, OK?)

I thought he had introduced himself to me as "Sony." But another friend kept calling him "Tony."

So I asked, "Hey, I thought you said your name was 'Sony.' But I keep hearing Wille call you 'Tony.' What is your name?"

"Yeah, it's Sony... and you know why? My dad was an asshole: he named me after his stereo. I think he liked that stereo more than me!"

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