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Buying milk

Posted by on November 28th 2016 in Lost in translation

Her: "Do you want a bag at all?"

Me: "Yes, I'll have a bag at all, please."

Her: "What?"

Me: "I'll have a bag at all, please."

Her: "... er... um... what's one of them?"

Me: "Forget it, I won't have a bag at all after all."

Her: "... um... OK.... Will there be anything else?"

Me: "That's an interesting question... philosophical... who knows what the future will bring? Let's start with the change."

Not for me, thanks

Posted by on March 16th 2012 in Just for fun, Lost in translation

I suppose it's a matter of taste, but I'll be reviewing my policy on foreign foods...


Thanks to Geoff for the pic.

How does this work, then?

Posted by on March 29th 2011 in Lost in translation, Rambling on...

Teachers of Physics teach physics...

teachers of Music teach music...

teachers of French teach French.

I've been trying to apply the same logic to the following ad, but it just doesn't seem right:

Say what?

Posted by on May 21st 2009 in Just for fun, Lost in translation

Sometimes things just don't make sense...

Somebody failed their GCSE Maths

You might well be able to squash them in, but I doubt that you'd manage to get the lids on.

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