Maybe he had a speech impediment.
If you're trying to analyze the dream (and I'm no expert at it), I would go with either theory: either that people are speaking gibberish -- perhaps meaning that other people don't make sense, or that someone has a speech impediment, perhaps representative that people have a hard time communicating.
You got it wrong. The voice you heard was recomending Lager Beer to drown your sorrows.
Stephen King wrote a novel about Langoliers...?
its a measure of the time between someone leering at you and you noticing?