Herself: Who is yer man?
Me: Who? What man?
Herself: Yer man on the television. I have seen him before in something else.
She was watching some romantic film or other and I had been half dozing.
Me: Haven’t a fucking clue.
Herself: Yes you have. You know him. He was in that other film.
Me: What other film?
Herself: Ah you know the one. The one with the strange detective.
Jayzus but I hate these conversations.
Me: I haven’t a fucking clue what you’re on about. What detective?
Herself: The detective that was in that film with yer man on the television.
Me: Ahhhh! You mean what’s-his-name?
Herself: Yes. I knew you knew all the time. Bastard.