cute accent #2: dumb struck
Wendy: How-do-you-do (handshake) my name’s Wendy
My self-introduction to a boy who could prove a useful work contact.
Wendy: Blah-di-blah-di blah, blah, blah…….does that sound reasonable to you?
I pause to let him reply. Silence.
He’s still actually holding my hand and just gazing into my eyes. This behaviour is not unusual amongst US boys when they first hear me speak. I slowly removed my hand and decide to let him recover speech on his own time.
Wendy: I’ll arrange for us to meet for 30 mins or so to work-out the details of blah-di-blah-di-blah, does that sound ok?
Sometimes people snap-out of it when they realise I’m going. He smiled and nodded, I smiled then pranced out of the room….