A couple of days ago, I just recently found out that my best friend’s other best friend (aside from me) is my mother’s elder sister’s daughter.
Confused? Don’t worry.
Here’s basically what the relationship looks like:
It was like this. My best friend who I’ve known for 7 years and prefers to go by the name ‘Zephuros’ (you might have seen him commenting here a couple of times), has two friends that he often chat about mangas, animes, games, and etc via emails. One of those two is me, obviously. Most of the time, he would sent an email about a topic he wants to talk about to the two of us, so we (being me and Zephuros’s other friend) saw each other’s email address often. At one point, I asked Zephuros who was the other person he usually sent his email to. He just said that it’s a good friend of his back when he was still in elementary or so, and we left it at that.
It wasn’t until a couple of days ago that Zephuros’s friend asked about me that we realized we’re actually cousins! She is the daughter of my mother’s elder sister, although I am older than her. I used to meet her and play with her often during family meetings in the past, but we haven’t meet each other in a long time. And last time we met, I didn’t even know that she is into mangas and games, so the possibility of Zephuros’s friend and my cousin being the same person never crossed my mind at all.
The even funnier part is that both my cousin and I have our real life nickname (which are rather unique) in our email. Zephuros told me that his friend is studying in the same university that I do, but in the ‘small’ campus (I study at the ‘big’ campus outside of Bangkok). I also vaguely know from my mom that my cousin was studying in the small campus. There were so much hint, yet it never occurred to us until a couple of days ago.
Look at how round our world goes, lol. From now on, I’ll probably not be surprised if a guy who is the friend of my friend is the grandson of my grandfather’s brother or something. I know this is really not a big deal, but still, it’s funny as heck to recognize that the best friend of the friend that you’ve known for about 7 years is actually your long-time-no-see cousin, lol.
In any case, I hope you guys enjoy reading this super random entry, and I’ll see you again next time.
Before we part, I’ll leave Zephuros’s awesome quote right here:
“no, the world’s not small….IT’S JUST A FREKIN’ SIZE OF A COLA CAP ==||||!!!!!!!”