Taking eccentricity too far
(Mr. Bsag and I are watching a TV programme on hand-crafted home interiors with Kirsty Allsopp. She is explaining that her living room is going to be eccentrically English) Kirsty: I warn you - there will be chintz. Mr. Bsag, mishearing, but hopeful: Chimps? Me: No, CHINTZ. Mr. Bsag, disappointed: Oh.