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French Collection #6

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“Excuse me, do you speak English?”

The old man standing on a corner behind L’Opéra approached me in a non-threatening way and continued when I nodded.

“I’m from New York; I’ve just been robbed!”

Pregnant pause... I questioned him. I was suspicious; I knew what it was like round there.

“Wow, that’s awful! Take everything you had?”

“Yeah, made off with my wallet.”

“Absolutely everything?” I asked quizzically.

“Except this ten Euro bill.” He indicated the note in his left hand.

“I accept, thanks.” I took the note and walked off, adding “Not your lucky day, is it sir!”

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    Christopher over 3 years ago

    Ah, he couldn't have used it in New York anyway. Saved him the trouble of having to get it exchanged. Nice one, Neville!

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