“Herr Abbott, you’ve got toight ponts” said Leni.

“Leni, yes. These are my swimming trunks.”

“Vot in thee vorld. You’ve got toight ponts.”

“Yes, Leni, admittedly, they are quite frankly, tight, but there’s nothing unusual in them?!”

“Well, Herr Abbott, when others are wearing such toight ponts, zer are impleecations, are there not?”

“quite frankly, I haven’t given the issue much thought, umm, the…”

“Vot about Julie? Have you not considered her needs – are you not moving forwards on zee uniteed froont?”

“Well, she’s thrilled with, ummm, your designs for the autumn ral…”