The builders are very much alive and cussing. Today they tore down our neighbour’s fence (to the right) and ripped out her prized Clematis.
“I…. er donnaeow wherrriis gone” said the Polish labourer when she came round to ask what had happened to it. As if he had any idea what a Clematis was!
Thinking about it, it’s a good job his command of English wasn’t sufficiently good to confuse it for a similar word used to describe a certain part of the body common to people of the female persuasion. I imagined the scene…
“Your ….. er Clitoris? Vell I allways taught it vas here! or iz zat der G-Spot? I never sure…”
© Andy Daly 2008