September 8th, 2005

tank girl

Gesticulate

GesticulateThe TARDIS rarely failed when it came to speech, but the finer nuances of Thergart body language were proving to be well and truly lost in the translation.

So far Rose had managed to ask the deeply amused shopkeeper if she could dine on his second most-loved daughter.

Jack's assistance wasn't much better. Amid much arm-waving and gesticulation, he'd managed to add a completely different, yet typically Jack, emphasis to the word dine.

The Doctor joined his companions and ordered lunch with a flourish, quietly apologising for inflicting tourists on the locals. He'd forgotten that humans could be this embarrassing.

--

dw100challenge #84: charade