Language Barrier

Comic Transcript

Panel 1:
Closeup of Mimi rolling her eyes and sighing.
She says, facetiously: Well, that was a great start with our new neighbor.

Panel 2:
Iffy and Mimi are facing each other.
Iffy says: I was just trying to break the ice. But did you see the look on his face? His last name is Wang, so—
Mimi says: So, you quoted him a list of items from a Chinese restaurant menu?

Panel 3:
Closeup on Iffy, shrugging his shoulders.
Iffy says: Yes, because at first, I thought there might be a language barrier.

Panel 4:
Mimi is standing behind Iffy.
Mimi laughs and says: There was.
He spoke English, and you spoke stupid.
Iffy frowns, realizing that he has screwed up once again.

© 2020 Robert Burton Robinson