Potatoes

A conversation overheard in Italy between an Italian woman and an American woman:

American: “What are these?”, looking at the menu, “- crispy potatoes?”.
Italian: “Um, well they are a vegetable that grows in the ground. They are white. Quite like a parsnip, but larger.”
American: “Oh, I know what a potato is but what is a crispy potato?”
Italian: “Well, it is a potato that is crispy.”
American: “I see”.

2 thoughts on “Potatoes

  1. Kaylee says:

    Ahhh, miscommunication – one of the primary source of dramatic situations.KayleePS – While I’m here, I want to recommend (as this is an authors blog) a service I use to publish my novels online. I’m quite happy with it and think other authors might like it:Illumitas.net.

  2. Alex Andronov says:

    Thanks for stopping by Kaylee

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