A visitor to our office requested to speak with me — and expressed great surprise when I approached the counter.
“You’ve lost a lot of weight!” the stranger exclaimed.
I get this once in a while, so I was somewhat prepared.
“I haven’t lost any weight. Actually, this is the heaviest I’ve ever been,” I said.
“But your picture in the paper…you look much heavier,” he said, a bit confused.
I put my hand at neck level. “The photo’s from here up,” I reminded him. “I have a fat face.”