Him: So uh um are you seeing any one these days?
Me: Nope. I hardly even see myself.
Him: (laughs) You know I was thinking how we dont get to, you know, hang out any more. I mean I know you’re not interested in me that way…
Me: Of course I’m not.
Him: (turning red) Well you could have said that with less aplomb.
Me: Oh, honey, I’m so sorry. I just… well, you know… (awkward silence) … Did you just say aplomb?