“Hold on. You think this is a date!?”
“Well… Isn’t it?” The evidence had seemed pretty clear to me up until about 10 seconds ago.
She huffed. “What gave you that impression?”
“I don’t know, it just kind of seemed like one. There were… signs.”
“You’re impossible.” She stood, snatched up her purse, and stormed off.
I sank into my chair and bemoaned my misfortune. Where had I gone wrong?
Reaching across the table, I took one of the offending objects and held it up to the approaching waiter. “What would you say this is?” I asked.
“That?” The waiter lifted an eyebrow quizzically. “That, sir, is an exceptionally large raisin.”
And that was how I parted ways with my fourth and final fruit tutor.