I’m not quick on my feet. I know that. It’s one of the things I’ve learned as time has gone by.
But occasionally something comes to me with perfect timing.
The set up: a little while ago, a friend of a friend is visiting from the States and she, a South African, and I are talking.
American girl, to South African: What do you call a hottie here?
Me, drawing hand down in front of face: Adrian.