Monday, 31 January 2011
Wit or Wisdom: #4
Timeline: 1992, on holiday in Madeira. We are the youngest guests in our hotel by about 25 years. We get asked out by 2 waiters and, after checking with our Rep that we'll be okay ("They'll treat you like their Mamas"), we go. And have a good time.
As we are getting ready for bed, my cousin says, "Oh, I forget to tell you ... waiter A said that he loves me. But I knew he was lying."
"How did you know?" asks me, once I've stopped laughing hysterically.
"His lips were moving."
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