I had a brief conversation yesterday with a colleague of my husband, a very experienced canoer. How do you spell that? Or is it Canoeist? Anyhow, it went something like this:
“So when did you start swimming?”
“No, I mean, when did you start open water swimming?”
Me: “Well, in fact I suppose we did start training in April. But we’re not experienced openwater swimmers.”
Although I suppose we’d count as experienced now.