The young Swedish au pair had been working for the couple for over a year. While pleasant and hardworking, the girl still struggled with English.
One day, the au pair informed the lady of the house, that her boyfriend in the Army was coming for a visit.
"That's wonderful," she said. "How long is his furlough?"
The au pair replied, "Oh, yust the same as your husband's, but a little bit thicker."