“But. . . YOUR BOYFRIEND.”
Sam manages to squeeze that into the lunchtime conversation, which screeches to a halt, all eyes turned to me.
There are questions and more questions, and then the excitement passes.
But after lunch, Phil asks in a lowered voice, “So when can I meet your boyfriend?”
I told Ted that, laughing, but his answer was serious and immediate, “Well, I’m usually free on Fridays.”