les Davey de France

Alan and Pat live and work in Bordeaux. Alan is a pastor and Pat was a nurse. Now we work with UFM worldwide. Read on! (If you'd like to know what took us to Bordeaux, then start with the archives from September 2004)

Saturday, September 21, 2013

OK, the car is sold again...

I heard footsteps this morning while crunching my porage and quaffing my tea...

Then the phone rang. "I am outside the house and I'd like to conclude the sale".

So I showered and dressed and sold the car.

Then sent a text message to the guy who was coming at 9:30.

He phoned me, angry to have started his journey for nothing.

"C'est malhonnête!"

I said, "Listen, I'm sorry, but I can't reserve the car for each person who says they'll come."

"You have given your address to more than one person ?"

"Of course ! and it's not dishonest if you arrive at a shop to buy something and find it's sold already ! and I'm sorry, but I sent you a message as soon as the deal was concluded !"

It's VERY GOOD FOR YOUR FRENCH to have to argue your case like this !




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