Scene from work

We were meeting with a Finnish diplomat, who politely asked my colleague what her name is.

“Anna Abrahamian,” she replied.

“My goodness, what a long name!” he exclaimed.

“I don’t think you’re in a very good position to complain,” I told him, “since your name is Petteri Vuorimäki.”

He muttered that Finnish names are much easier to pronounce. For Finns, they probably are.

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1 Response to Scene from work

  1. shtove says:

    During the trial prosecuting counsel made a fierce attack, and Perrot came back with the line:
    “You win men’s lives away with words!”

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