John Quixote

There’s a gag I use when meeting a Spanish-speaker for the first time.

Following introductions, I’ll say, “Mi esposa me llama el gordo, pero no se lo que dice porque no entiendo Espanol.”

Delivered with good accent, fairly fast. To wit, “My wife calls me the fat one, but I don’t know what she says because I don’t understand Spanish.”

I always get a good laugh out of it, but Linda says my victims are being polite, and it’s not funny.

If it isn’t, I’ll stop embarrassing myself. Tell me in the comments.

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  1. I think it’s a little funny, like a dad joke. More importantly, it’s a light-hearted ice breaker – the kind of thing that puts people at ease. I don’t see any reason to drop it – unless it’s embarrassing Linda. If that’s the case, you might need new material.

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