Customer: “Which of these solvents is your favorite?”
Me: “You know, I don’t use them myself.”
Customer: “You don’t use solvents?”
Me: “I use straight-up paint thinner.”
Customer: [leaves quickly]
One of these days, I’ll finally accept that my terribly droll flavor of sarcastic wit is not to everyone’s delicate taste.
But oh, trust, I am huge in France.