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English Is Confusing

Posted by: Gunter Nezhoda on 07/15/2013 - 11:37 PM

I'm confused about the English language. Today I drove with my girlfriend in traffic infested SinCity and said to her: "RIGHT NOW, I'm thinking, nobody in their RIGHT MIND would take a RIGHT TURN RIGHT HERE, RIGHT?"
Nicely she responds: " Right Now, I WONDER, if it is a WONDER that I have such a WONDERFUL boyfriend. ?????????????????????????????

 

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Posted by: Phyllis Wolf on 07/15/2013 - 11:47 PM

Good grief, Gunter! All you need to understand from that is she thinks you're wonderful. That should suffice. If you didn't give her a hug and kiss for it at the time, you owe her bigtime now. lol! ; )

 

Posted by: Gunter Nezhoda on 07/15/2013 - 11:56 PM

All I said was: " You're RIGHT!"

 

Posted by: Phyllis Wolf on 07/16/2013 - 12:40 AM

Hahaha! Well, if you always tell her she's right you will never have many problems. Haven't you heard the saying? Happy wife, happy life? You may not be married but the same premise still applies. lol! ; )

 

Posted by: Jane McIlroy on 07/16/2013 - 3:15 AM

You think you have problems with the English language? You should visit this country some time...

> Mother to child, who is hiding under the table: "Come on up out from in under there!"

> Woman to neighbour: "See thon milkman? He's been and gone and went and never came!"

:-)

 

Posted by: Michael Hoard on 07/16/2013 - 3:16 AM

Stop it, are you talking about me, that is how we speak in Nawl'ns oh you go to the corner, turn right then at the other corner go left, and then over there, where is over there, and I am pointing up and over the houses in the way, look its over there.....


I started a novel project years back and thought I would write it as I heard the neighbors speak, I swears to Gawd, do not makes me gets off this pavements and gets you,

or I have beens on my hands and neez scrubbins this floors all daz, waits til ya dad gets homes, nows gets to yers....so on..

oh mys don'ts gets mes startes, if I hads a sticks longz enoughs I woulds well, anyways,

oh by the way, do you know what the plural of you all is,,

actually its all ya alls,


lol

I need to finish that book, real soon.


 

Posted by: Ana Belle on 07/16/2013 - 3:48 AM

for me english is the most difficult language to learn.

 

Posted by: Les Palenik on 07/16/2013 - 4:01 AM

Right on!

 

Posted by: David Pyatt on 07/16/2013 - 4:11 AM

are you Gunter marry her........????? :) here in England its Gunter be 30c today that is Hot :)

 

Posted by: JC Findley on 07/16/2013 - 6:07 AM

Gunter, the English language still confuddles me so I use words like confuddles.

In all seriousness, German made perfect sense to me. It is logical. Not so with my native tongue.

 

Posted by: Billy Griffis Jr on 07/16/2013 - 10:13 AM

Turn left right here.

 

Posted by: Donna Proctor on 07/16/2013 - 10:16 AM

Hahaaa.. Gunter... I think you and your girlfriend are adorable ;)

 

Posted by: Mary Bedy on 07/16/2013 - 11:06 AM

I don't usually post long things in threads, but I love this routine. You guys have probably seen this one before. Takeoff on Abbot and Costello:

Hu's On First
(We take you now to the Oval Office.)
George: Condi! Nice to see you. What's happening?
Condi: Sir, I have the report here about the new leader of China.
George: Great. Lay it on me.
Condi: Hu is the new leader of China.
George: That's what I want to know.
Condi: That's what I'm telling you.
George: That's what I'm asking you. Who is the new leader of China?
Condi: Yes.
George: I mean the fellow's name.
Condi: Hu.
George: The guy in China.
Condi: Hu.
George: The new leader of China.
Condi: Hu.
George: The Chinaman!
Condi: Hu is leading China.
George: Now whaddya' asking me for?
Condi: I'm telling you Hu is leading China.
George: Well, I'm asking you. Who is leading China?
Condi: That's the man's name.
George: That's who's name?
Condi: Yes.
George: Will you or will you not tell me the name of the new leader
of China?
Condi: Yes, sir.
George: Yassir? Yassir Arafat is in China? I thought he was in the Middle East.
Condi: That's correct.
George: Then who is in China?
Condi: Yes, sir.
George: Yassir is in China?
Condi: No, sir.
George: Then who is?
Condi: Yes, sir.
George: Yassir?
Condi: No, sir.
George: Look, Condi. I need to know the name of the new leader of
China. Get me the Secretary General of the U.N. on the phone.
Condi: Kofi?
George: No, thanks.
Condi: You want Kofi?
George: No.
Condi: You don't want Kofi.
George: No. But now that you mention it, I could use a glass of milk.
And then get me the U.N.
Condi: Yes, sir.
George: Not Yassir! The guy at the U.N.
Condi: Kofi?
George: Milk! Will you please make the call?
Condi: And call who?
George: Who is the guy at the U.N?
Condi: Hu is the guy in China.
George: Will you stay out of China?!
Condi: Yes, sir.
George: And stay out of the Middle East! Just get me the guy at the
U.N.
Condi: Kofi.
George: All right! With cream and two sugars. Now get on the phone.
(Condi picks up the phone.)
Condi: Rice, here.
George: Rice? Good idea. And a couple of egg rolls, too. Maybe we
should send some to the guy in China. And the Middle East. Can you get Chinese food in the Middle East?

 

Posted by: Roger Swezey on 07/16/2013 - 12:55 PM

That Awfully Nice girl friend deserves a Citation..

By the way, I just received a Citation from the Town of Babylon, that's Pretty Awful .

They want more money

 

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