How many people do you think you have spoken to?


#1

It’s all in the title really.


#2

are we including digital messaging (texts, electronic mail, sms messages) or purely spoken language?


#3

enough


#4

3,000


#5

A hundred thousand? Maybe?


#6

Far, far too many.


#7

Words from lips


#8

51,768


#9

Actually this is too low, I’ve worked in customer-facing jobs and stuff.


#10

I reckon at least 60


#11

Yeah someone who has worked in retail or a pub or something must be the world champion or maybe the Queen (talking to a large crowd does not count).


#12

Often think of starting a spreadsheet to try and list everyone I’ve ever met


#13

An airport bar or something, they won’t have many regulars, but will always be busy.


#14

I would struggle. I was asked about someone I used to work with and I didn’t have a clue who they were, after much thought I managed to remember and it was someone who was my line manager… only ten years back.


#15

500,000 i reckon

i’m sure i’ve done bar shifts before where i’ve easily spoken to 500 people in a day. especially at festivals where it’s literally take order, pick up pre-poured drinks and hand them over, take order, ad infinitum


#16

got to be at least 100


#17

at least 101


#18

2 or 3 at least


#19

I think the question is have any of us ever really spoken to someone? Really?


#20

Yes, once.