the locals are way too prideful to admit that they need help from outsiders, but they also love to put english on
their products and advertisements. this means that they will not ask a foreigner for help with their english
unless it is the absolute last option, and even then they usually won’t ask. What does this mean? It means that
we have daily opportunities to laugh our little hearts out. the following are just a few of the more recent
while riding on an airplane, we were given a…
“wet turban needless wash” before out meal, and then were greeted by this toothpick.
when we took a boat, we tried to read the rules, but we never finished because our eyes were full of tears with
i still can’t imagine what “mentalitiness drunkard” means. at a store in a city that we were visiting, we saw this
sign and finally realized why nobody has facial hair around here…
everyone has to deposit their beards before they go in! at a restaurant we got a little concerned when they were
arguing that fresh fruits are sea parks…from the Lord.
not only is fresh fruit a sea park, but green grass can “dread”!
one day I burned the food that i was cooking when i read this label on our vent hood. i laughed too much.
calm aspirate? fat leak fefend? Me no understand. later i found a french press for only $4, and the box was worth
so much more…
i’ve been on the look out for a flinty snake melon ball ever since. be sure not to collide the hard object!
last but not least, is a gift from our very own US consulate. even they are too proud to ask for help with their
english. we went to fill out some adoption paper work, and got this…
the whole time we were there, we “licensed” for “you” number.