An amply dimensioned gypsy lady is vending six small cacti in pots and two bunches of cut chrysanths outside the municipal market building. An impeccably dressed faux-blonde pija approaches.
–Three cactus for five euros! lovely flowers! three lovely cactus for five euros! lovely…
–I want three cacti, that one, that one and that one.
–That’ll be ten euros, gorgeous.
–But you just said it was five for three.
–Those ones are ten euros, gorgeous.
–So which ones are five euros for three?
–They’re lovely, aren’t they, gorgeous. Three cactuses for ten euros! who’ll buy my lovely flowers!
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