I was walking home from the bus stop with a bag of food, tired and a little bit grumpy.
A group of almost-teen children were headed the opposite direction.
As I passed through their midst, one of them said “Salam ali cum,” which means “Yo what’s up.”
I was about to respond with “Ali cum salam,” which means “Not much dude,” but another almost-teen spoke first.
Globalization at its finest.