Louise Rennison Quotes
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It turned out he had next to no idea what I was talking about in the book. I had to put a glossary of words he didn't understand in the back for the American editions. Words like "prat" (someone who plays air guitar at concerts or puts two legs down one knicker leg) etc. Common-or-garden comedy words. That everyone knows! Even the Germans.
When we did eventually get to the party - me walking next to Dad's Volvo driving at five miles an hour - I had a horrible time. Everyone laughed at first but then more or less ignored me. In a mood of defiant stuffed oliveness I did have a dance by myself but things kept crashing to the floor around me. The host asked if I would sit down. I had a go at that but it was useless. In the end I was at the gate for about an hour before Dad arrived.