Sad but true
Apparently he's off for a trip to the motherland shortly and asked if we could call his mobile if a bomb falls on his house. I pointed out that if a bomb fell on his house, we'd probably be in no fit state to be ringing him on his mobile as we'd be dead.
I get the feeling that George doesn't think I'm as amusing as I think I am. Mind you, he is nowhere near as amusing now that he is Polish.