"Shh," said Flaubert, staring intently at the television. "Here comes zee segment on New York."
He was so flabbergasted with my interruptions at this point, that I simply couldn't help interrupting him once more.
"Yes, I went to New York once," I boomed.
"Eediot! I do not care where you have been! I vill zend you to New York forever!
I didn't really know how to respond. No doubt, the man was great. But he was so hostile.
That night, on his counsel, I moved to New York and I have lived here for forty years.