Yeah, but did you tell him this the second day you knew him? I did. DH is pretty circumspect, and exceptionally tactful, when it comes to conversation. He was driving me nuts. So finally I just told him, "Blunt and tactless." Of course, his way with words and his willingness and ability to play mental and verbal chess is what makes him so good at his job (sales)...and why I could never do it.