Had to share this reply when I asked a sitter whether he would be happy to return to the same client next year:

Hi Jackie.
it would be an honour to go back next year. they are of Austrian decent & bilingual, I get by in German. When they found out I could murder their equal mother tongue they allowed me to use the Austrian T.V channel & books they have to improve my German, which came along leaps and bounds.

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Well that was unexpected!! dog licking