Buying milk

Posted by @ 10:19 pm on Monday 28th November, 2016.
Categories: 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."

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5 Responses to “Buying milk”

  1. BG! says:

    Originally Posted By Alan Sloman
    Good to see that you are back to full strength.
    ?

    Just limbering up.

    Originally Posted By AlanR
    F in else, Sir?

    And no effin' bananas.

  2. Judith says:

    I hear something similar from colleagues making phone calls at work. "Is Bill there at all?" Hm? Do they mean that they'd like to talk to any part of him no matter how insignificant?
    Checking into a hotel a few weeks ago I was told "Your room is currently here". I asked where it would be moving to. I got a blank look.

  3. BG! says:

    Originally Posted By Judith
    I hear something similar from colleagues making phone calls at work. "Is Bill there at all?" Hm? Do they mean that they'd like to talk to any part of him no matter how insignificant?

    Maybe Bill talks out of his @rse, and no other parts need to be present?

    Another recent gem, this one involving a spotty Tesco checkout-jockey as I pulled my wallet from my pocket:

    "Do you have a Tesco Clubcard, innit?"

    "Yep, I do have a card in it, innit."

    "Yerwot?"

    "My Tesco Clubcard's in it, innit."

    "Eh?"

    And so on...

    There's no hope for these oiks, noworromean? Innit.

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