Andrew Bowman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> [1] If he weren't such a twit he'll compliment you on your ability with the
> English language once he realises you're not American! (As in the American
> lady who struck a conversation with my mother - after a few minutes the
> American lady said "Gee. You come from Scotland. And you speak English so
> well!"). ;-)

My wife's aunt married a GI. When she was introduced to some of his
relative she was complimented on how good her English was. "Yes, I
learnt it on the boat coming over." And they believed her.

Piers Cawley

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