Social Faux Pas number 1:
Me: Are you the chap I need to see about getting blue roll from stores?
Construction Guy: No. That’s Ian
M: Which one is Ian? The younger one?
CG: Thanks a lot. Well, yes Ian is a couple of years younger than me.
M: *fumbles* I didn’t mean…so who are you?
CG: Well they call me Thunder.
M: Is Ian the taller one?
CG: So I am short and old to you then?
M: It’s ok. I’m not desperate for the blue roll.
Social faux pas number 2:
Me: Oh you’re not together?
Pregnant Viewer: No. I am just helping him find the best apartment.
M: Well this is a nice apartment however if you do have a bigger budget, we can find you a larger and much more central apartment.
Man Viewer: Oh, maybe I should spend a bit more. I could go to £1100 a month.
M: I know a fabulous mews apartment in Scotland Street with a garage, three bedrooms …
PV: Fabulous! And when he is away, I can use his apartment for parties and trips to Edinburgh for shopping!
M: Well, not too many parties in your condition!
PV: What condition?
M: Your baby.
PV: I’m not pregnant.
M: Let me call the office and see if Scotland Street is still available…