Apathy Jack writes:
The scene: Me in McDonald’s making idle conversation with the boyfriend of an old student as I wait for him to stop hugging me. (It’s a thing he does – best not to ask...)
Him “You spilled some hamburger on your book.”
Him “Yeah, I know; you like books that look like they’ve been read heaps and carried around for ages. My girlfriend talks about you a lot. Heaps of topics we talk about come back to you. I know you better than you know yourself.”
I think I’m doing something right...