“Well, Mr. Ruhf, I am prepared to offer you a free one week stay at this motel starting now. I can promise that the service will be just as good, or better. There’s still a few things I haven’t done with a white man. Also, I just hired a new maid and she ain’t nevah seed no white man nekid b’fo’ neetha.”
“Just one question,” I said, “have you ever been shaved by a white man?”
“No, sah, I ain’t nev’ah.”
What the hell? There was no place I needed to be.