"Exactly what did you tell everyone at the department about me?"
Or so he told everyone at University over the next few months.
Why didn't you tell me everybody at your office was talking about us?
But he didn't know what else to tell you at the time.
I never told her about John or my social problems at school.
She told the person at the other end to stand by.
He should have told her right at the beginning, before she came on board.
"We had to tell them a few times at the beginning."
It would not be right for me to tell you at present.
But that's not the story his friends told at the time.