I smoothed my hand over the leather. I found it rather bumpy, too red in color, with small little bumps interrupting the quality I wanted.
This car had to be perfect for the money I spent procuring it. These bumps simply would not do! Turning to the sales representative, I looked her straight in the eye. “Feel this. . .does this look and feel like Corinthian leather to you?”
The sales rep looked at the supposed leather, felt the bumps also and then sheepishly looked at her customer.
“Uh, I think you may be right. Let me talk to my supervisor.” She left and walked to her office.
I noticed other nicely dressed customers pouring over the expensive vehicles and wondered what they thought. I asked a woman near my age to feel the leather.
“Ridiculous!” she laughed. “This looks and feels like carnelian with carbuncles, certainly not Corinthian leather!