There are simple, ordinary things in life that we assume everyone has done. But that's not always true. Apparently, there are plenty of ordinary things people have never done, and thanks to a Twitter post from photographer Paul Clarke, we're about to find out what those things are.
Paul Clarke posted about an ordinary thing his dad has never done, and an ordinary thing he has never done.
The post ended with a simple question:
My dad's never used a cashpoint. I've never eaten a Subway. What's the most ordinary thing you've never done (and a… https://t.co/Gsj84mnoAy— Paul Clarke (@Paul Clarke) 1553595522.0
This simple post has sparked a plethora of responses:
@paul_clarke never eaten an apple (raw, I like apple pie)— John Ashmore (@John Ashmore) 1553596121.0
@paul_clarke Couldn’t name or identify any Ed Sheeran song— Andrew Mackay (@Andrew Mackay) 1553599028.0
@paul_clarke Never eaten cheese.— Sharon O'Dea (@Sharon O'Dea) 1553600605.0
The responses range from things most people do once in a while to things many of us do daily.
While some of the comments seem to be wider based, others were very specific:
@paul_clarke ❌Never been to a Hairdressers ❌Or had my nails done ❌Or driven a car— Sarah Baskerville 🏴🦄🇪🇺✌🏻🏳️🌈 (@Sarah Baskerville 🏴🦄🇪🇺✌🏻🏳️🌈) 1553597980.0
I've never watched a lot of films that people seem to assume everyone has seen, including: - 4 Weddings and a Funer… https://t.co/m22MqSN3mr— Lisa Franklin (@Lisa Franklin) 1553609657.0
@paul_clarke I’ve never seen any of the Star Wars films (Not a requirement for an astrophysics PhD, thankfully)— Dr Sam Lindsay-McCall (@Dr Sam Lindsay-McCall) 1553604892.0
Paul Clark even responded to a few of his favorites:
that will take some topping for ordinariness https://t.co/3IyETAokHM— Paul Clarke (@Paul Clarke) 1553596168.0
@nattusrattus you know what'll happen immediately, then?— Paul Clarke (@Paul Clarke) 1553606241.0
Not everyone was proud. Some folks had a hard time believing there were people who had never had tea, eaten cheese, or changed a tire. Others simply explained their reasoning behind their comments.
In an era full of pop culture references, and convenience everything, it is a shock and a pleasure to see there are folks who haven't taken full advantage of these.