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RE: Re: Log Messages Dialog - Nightly Build 11512 - From 01.01.1970 to 01.011970

From: Lübbe Onken | RA Consulting <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2007-12-06 08:53:36 CET

Hi Stefan Küng,

You wrote:

> P.S. kleine Englisch-Kunde am Rande:
=little english lesson

There are several funny stories with English words that sound similar to German ones but mean something different:

Like the German who supposedly wanted to order a steak in a restaurant:
"I want to become a steak please"

"become" sounds like the german "bekommen" which is often used when ordering something :)

or another one:
German "wo" sounds like English "who" but means "where"
German "wer" sounds like English "where" but means "who"

I was in a Bed&Breakfast in Wales. A fellow countryman wanted to ask the landlord why the sun wasn't shining (normal weather conditions in Wales ;)), pointed at the cloudy sky and said "who is the sun?" He got a puzzled look and the reply "I only have two daughters".

- Lübbe

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Received on Thu Dec 6 08:53:56 2007

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