Those Foreigners And Their Funny Continents

, , , | Right | March 5, 2009

(I’m visiting a friend of mine at work when this exchange occurs.)

Customer: *notes my friend’s nametag* “Matt-ie-oh… What a neat name. Where’s it from?”

Friend: “It’s pronounced mah-tay-oh, actually. It’s Spanish.”

Customer: “Oh, really? You don’t look Mexican.”

Friend: “I’m not; I’m Spanish.”

Customer: “Well, what’s the difference?”

Friend: “The Atlantic Ocean?”

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