He never expected such an escalation, starting with an innocent sentence like ”Excuse-me miss, do you have any grapefruit?”
He just wanted to please one of his pregnant wife’s many cravings, but hadn’t realized it would be difficult, away from home. But that was part of the fun of being on vacation, right?
The Spanish woman had started by trying to mime something. Then she had gone into repeating herself a number of times, and now, she was just plain screaming at him.
No deafo.. Me just no understando!
Next trip, he’d learn the basics of the local language.
This year, I am dedicating my A to Z Challenge to 100 words pieces of fiction, based on unusual (sometimes a little obsolete) words. If you’d like to get the full list of my challenge posts, just click here.