Sing it to me baby…

– Have you got a stutter?
– Y-y-yeah. A b-b-bit.
– OK, fine. Don’t worry, don’t worry. Do you know where they’ve gone?
– Y-y-y…
– Fine, fine. Where?
– The Ca… Hotel.
– Hotel? Which hotel?
– Ca… The Ca… The Ca… The Ca…
– Go on.
– Ca-ca-ca…
– All right. Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. Slowly. Very slowly. Slowly.
– The C… The Ca… The C… The Ca…
– No hurry.
– The C-C-Ca…
– Sing it. Sing.
– # The Ca… The Ca… The Ca… The Ca… Ca…
– Plenty of time.
– # Ca… Ca… The Ca…
– Oh, come on! Sorry. I’m sorry. Um… All right, wait.
– # The Ca… The…
– Here. Write it. Cathcart Towers Hotel?
– Cathcart Towers Hotel.

(John Cleese and Michael Palin in “A Fish Called Wanda” by Charles Crichton and John Cleese, 1988)

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