”Oh, bless your heart,” the lady on the desk says. ”Would never have guessed you were American.”
”And I guess it’s par for the course to be sat behind what looks like bulletproof glass when you work on the front desk of a building maintenance company. I say ‘you’ because I suspect that your hilarity and the bulletproof glass are related.”
Of course, that isn’t actually my reply. I just chuckle buffoonishly and wish I had said ‘taps’ instead of ‘faucets’.