»That’s a ruby you’ve got there.«
»No … Is it? It’s a heirloom. A ruby. But I had no idea it’s a ruby.«
»That’s a dress you have there.«
»I had no idea it’s a dress. I bought it just recently.«
»You speak strangely. You talk fast, confused and in a stressed manner.«
»Now listen. It’s actually me who is the scientist. You just roam behind your desk while I live.«
This conversation didn’t take place on Upper Manhattan yesterday where Den Anden Avis (The Other Newspaper) was present. It’s merely a transcript of what the eyes of the two guests said to each other. The real conversation was quite different and was about a load of cushions that were transported through Croatia during major hardships.