leap the ditch

Leap the Ditch

“Leap the ditch,” she said, threw me a kiss and walked away.

“I love you too,” I called after her, and the guy standing next to me said, “Leap the ditch?”

“A little bilingual play on words,” I said. “Leap the ditch, Lieb Dich, it means I love you. It’s German.”

“Well I know that,” he said. “I know Lieb Dich is German. But it’s bad German. She should have said, Ich liebe Dich, not Lieb Dich. I know what I’m talking about, I studied German for four years at a university.”

“Really?” I said. “Well good luck getting laid if you ever make it over there, talking the way you do…”

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