Thanks to Fran for this one.
“Well,” he said, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the person and ask them to empty the bathtub,”
“Oh, I understand, “I said. ” A normal person would use the bucket because it’s bigger than the spoon or the teacup.”
“No” he said. “A normal person would pull the plug. Do you prefer a bed near the window?”
(ARE YOU GOING TO PASS THIS ON – or do you want the bed next to mine?)