> >English conversation training
> >before he visits Washington and meets
> >with President Bill Clinton.
> >The instructor told Mori " Prime
> >Minister, when you shake hand with
> >President Clinton, please say "how are
> >Then Mr Clinton would say "I am fine,
> >and you ?"
> >Now you should say "me too".
> >Afterwards we, translators, will do all
> >the work for you." It looks quite
> >simple, but the truth is a little
> >different ....
> >When Mori met Clinton, he mistakenly
> >said "Who Are You ?".
> >Mr Clinton was a bit shocked but still
> >managed to react with humor : "Well,
> >I am Hilary's husband, ha ha..."
> >Then Mori replied confidently "Me too,
> >ha ha ha.."
> >Then there was a long silent moment in
> >the meeting room.