Spanish improving?

Yesterday I was talking to the mother of one of the young ladies who comes to our church. The mother was telling me a story about a French Dr. who is living in this area doing research. She had met him through a lecture that he was giving down town.

I asked her if he spoke Spanish or worked through a translator.

“Oh, he speaks Spanish, very well” she replied.

I then was digging for a compliment and set her up with one of my favorite comments. “Oh, so he speaks as well as I do?”

She very seriously looked at me and said, “Oh, no, he speaks good Spanish. Not like yours.”

Talk about deflating a fellow.

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