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from The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Mpudi: You gonna look like that forever?
Steyn: Like what?
Mpudi: Like Jack Hind is a better man than you!
Steyn: No. I'm going to talk to her.
Mpudi: Yeah! Tell her YOU were the big hero!
Steyn: [Paces back and forth, not noticing he's continually hitting his head on the lantern] No, I can't do that. But I do want to talk to her. I'll tell her, I'll say "Look, Miss Thompson. I know you think I'm an idiot, but normally I'm quite normal. It's only when I'm in the presence of a lady that I... It's really just an interesting psychological phenomenon. If a man who is susceptible to a type of para-Freudian syndrome like this encounters a nubile female, what happens?"
Mpudi: I suppose another big word happens.
Steyn: Too erudite?
Mpudi: Yeah, whatever that means.
Steyn: Okay. I'll put it more simply. I'll say, "Look, Miss Thompson... Kate, Kate... It's really only an interesting psychological phenomenon." She'll understand that bit, she's a schoolteacher. I'll say, "When there's no lady present, I can catch an insect without hurting it." If she knew me better, she'd see I'm not a stumblebum. All I need is a little practice. If I...
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