Silence is almost always mis-taken for something else. Calmness too often confused with complacency or indifference, and (sigh) kindness interpreted as an easy mark or being mistaken for one of those "suckers born every minute.
Ben Franklin Store -- Miss the one we had in town. If you couldn't find something anywhere else, just go to Ben Franklin (or the and as we called it). They always seemed to have whatever we couldn't find.