(Grunting noises from behind the hedge.)
Me: What’s wrong?
Her: Oh, technology is defeating me today.
Me, interpreting the sounds: Your bicycle pump?
(Rummaging sounds from her shed.)
Her: Oh, this one is better!
Me: You should throw the other one out.
Her: Oh, I don’t know …
Me: You’ll just try that one again first next time and get frustrated.
Her: This is how I have to do it.
Me: Okay …