"If I knew how to work the UK phone system better, I'd have called you back myself.
But I don't know how you do that thing with the phone to get the thingy to tell you the last number called. In Canada you punch in *69. Don't know even how to get directory assistance here.
I knew that learning how to operate a new country would be difficult in a million billion little tiny irritating ways that I could not possibly have anticipated."