Dec 15, 2000
A story of self-deception, a story about deceiving others, and a story about accidental deception. And how one type of deception can easily turn into another.
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- David Sedaris tells the story of a subway ride he took in Paris. Two American tourists mistake him for a Frenchman and, thinking he can't speak English, begin to talk loudly about how he smells. Later, they come to believe that he's a pickpocket. He starts off hating this, but comes to enjoy it. The story's from his book Me Talk Pretty One Day. (12 minutes)