my roommate called me over to her room because a bunch of men were in front of our building arguing. her room has a balcony which faces out front, and since it’s a warm night her door is open, and it’s pretty loud… but what adds to it is that she can understand what they are saying. I’m not sure if they are speaking tamil or singalese or what, but apparently it was getting pretty nasty, because she ended up calling the police for fear of them fighting. I was hoping they would disperse if I stood outside and just stared at them (it IS 1 am), but no, of course they wouldn’t care.
(although my roommate translated that when the police came they evidently thought I was the one who called them)
sigh. drunken 40-year-old men fighting. pathetic.