Your comments about communicating reminded me of an incident a long, long time ago. While at Oxford I had a friend who confided to me that one of her ambitions was to have sex with a member of the Royal Family. I tucked this information away in the back of my mind, and some weeks later when she was giving me a blowjob I said, in my best Prince Charles accent, “I say, this is frightfully kind of you. Do you do this often? Do you enjoy it, as an occupation, I mean? Do you think it’s the sort of thing you’ll encourage your children to do when they’re old enough?”

Needless to say, the activity ceased instantly as we both burst into uncontrollable laughter….

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