Words of Advice:

"We have it totally under control. It's one person coming from China. It's going to be just fine." -- Donald Trump, 1/22/2020

“We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here..and isn't it refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama."
-- Trump Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, 2/25/20

"I don't take responsibility for anything." --Donald Trump, 3/13/20

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Languages

A phrase in one language can associate differently in another.

For instance, in French, "ma petitie aime" means "my girlfriend"

In American English:

6 comments:

Grey One talks sass said...

Yesterday I thought you had a case of the blues. Today my perspective snapped into that place I go when the stupid around me have used up all the straws, paper towels, and patience stockpiled for years.

Perhaps that is where you are too.

Please offer Chip my honored nose touch and priveledged head bonk.

My late husband said blowing things up - or shooting them - helped to survive such times. I send silver platters (larger than usual openings in traffic) and half penny nails (for the lack of a nail the kingdom was lost). May they appear when your need is for the good of all and may it harm none.

Comrade Misfit said...

I had a 24-hr bug.

dinthebeast said...

May you be feeling much better very soon.

-Doug in Oakland

Comrade Misfit said...

I feel much better. My experience has been with such bugs that, if one takes the day off and gets lots of rest, the bug departs. If one tries to power through it, the bug lingers.

The Bug Tax must be paid.

Keaaukane said...

Per Ambrose Bierce, Bella Donna, beautiful woman in Italian, deadly poison in English.

Hope you are feeling better.
I suspected you were not feeling well when you didn't jump on Drumps "He knew the job was dangerous when he took it" comment.

CenterPuke88 said...

I suspect that dish is better served cold. We wait for Donnie's evidence and hear from others, and see how deep he'll dig the hole.