Man’s Attempts To Learn Esperanto To Impress Female Co-Worker Not Progressing Like He’d Hoped

Dick Davis:  Creep Co-worker

Dick Davis hopes that one day he finds enough courage and learns enough Esperanto to say, "Saluton."

Milwaukee,WI—Hoping not to come off as totally creepy, software developer Dick Davis has been studying Esperanto for the last year trying to impress his co-worker, on whom he said he has a “totally life-altering crush.”

But the results haven’t been exactly what he’d hoped for in his studies.

“No, I don’t know. I overheard her in the restroom 18 months ago saying to her friend that she was really into guys who speak more than one language,”Davis said, making sure his co-worker wasn’t within earshot. “I didn’t want to just be the guy who spoke French or Italian, like any schmo. I thought she’d be impressed if I learned something different, and I really thought Esperanto was the best option. Plus, I figured it’d be easy, but it’s a lot damn harder than it looks.”
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