Cash Back?

cash backIn a short story I read recently, “The Language of Things Around the House” by Lydia Davis (from her Can’t and Won’t collection), she talks about words and sounds she, I actually don’t know how you’d put it: thinks she hears around the house?  hears in the sounds these things make? thinks when she sees these particular things, internally, but so coherently it is almost like the impressions are words being spoken aloud.  This isn’t exactly that, but I experience a similar phenomenon every time I use my debit card at the store. Continue reading