If it will make you feel better

by HolyMole @, Sunday, October 08, 2017, 12:07 (8 days ago) @ frostbite

Of course there a many lovely people in New York, but my experience was somewhat different. Fresh off the boat from Europe, wandering around town, I had gotten lost. I approached a woman looking into a store window. (I was well dressed: white shirt, tie, etc.). Me: "Excuse me, how to I get to Penn station?" She: "Get lost, or I'll call the cops!" Kind of funny, 50 some years later but, at the time, I was quite taken aback.

Sydney, lucky you didn't use one of those Monty Python foreign phrase books. You know - the foreign tourist in London walks up to a bobby, wanting directions to Piccadilly Circus, but the book translates it as "May I fondle your buttocks?"

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