It’s not easy to start your own catchphrase

April 3rd, 2006

A few years ago I was talking to a friend about a project we were working on.

In the middle of the conversation, generic cialis search he just stared at me with a look of complete bewilderment on his face.

Apparently he’d misheard me.

I said, sickness “What did you think I said?”

He said, pharmYou’re so famous?”

I immediately fell in love with it.

And for the last couple of years, whenever someone did something cool or clever, I would say “you’re so famous” in a vain (and I mean that in both senses of the word) attempt to establish it as a catchphrase.

Considering that this is almost certainly the first time you’ve ever heard of it, I’d guess “you’re so famous” isn’t so famous.

Doh.

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Billiam  |  April 4th, 2006 at 11:18 am

    While that may be true, Elliot, you are all that and a bag of chips!
    So take heart!

  • 2. Administrator  |  April 4th, 2006 at 2:32 pm

    “and a bag of chips?”

    Is that some sort of catchphrase you’re trying to start? ;)

  • 3. Bruce  |  April 5th, 2006 at 9:03 pm

    I like that … “You’re so famous.”

    I didn’t create “Hells Bells,” but it’s something that people constantly call me out on saying anytime I inadvertantly say it, because they say they’ve never heard it before.

    But I think I’m going to implement “You’re so famous.” We’ll see if we can get it to catch on, yet.

  • 4. Administrator  |  April 6th, 2006 at 11:45 am

    You know, Bruce, I could totally see/hear you saying, “Hells Bells.”

    And, thus, I am officially frightened. ;)

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