Last weekend, I was wearing my favourite novelty tee – a Taylor Swift shirt parodying the cover of Sonic Youth’s 1990 album, Goo, combining my love for both artists.
The shirt always sparks conversations, and I was discussing it with a passer-by wearing a similar shirt with a picture of Sonic the Hedgehog. “Mine’s Taylor Swift,” I said.
At this, a middle-aged man walking past stopped and said, “ACTUALLY, it’s Sonic Youth.”
I laughed before I realised he wasn’t kidding.
“I know,” I replied. “Oh, I’m sure you do,” he drawled condescendingly.