West not, want no t

Submitted by IN SEINE

Print this

Friday, 7 September 2012

When I introduced my friend Wes to the proprietor of my favorite Chinese restaurant, the owner greeted him enthusiastically, saying, "Welcome, West."

Wes shook his hand and smiled despite the mispronounced name. All through the meal, the proprietor checked to make sure "West" was pleased.

Finally, Wes corrected him, "It's Wes, not West."

"West, not West?" asked the confused man.

Wes smiled patiently and nodded. "Yes," he said, "Wes, no 't'."

"Ah," said the proprietor as he walked away with our teapot.

38 readers are online right now!

Go to top

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more