"I copy that" is walkie-talkie talk for - I understand, will do, gotcha, ok, alright, yup, uh-huh, and much more depending on the inflection of the voice.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

language barrier

this will be a growing list...

American - "Is it an american in there?" - visiting the unknown soldier's grave under the arc de triomphe.

Parisian - "it is good for 24 hours."
American - "so, is it good for a day?"

American - "that's the first black person I've seen in a painting."
who's that kid...

Parisian -"do you spell 'booth' B - double ooo - T - H ?"
American - "No, it's B - O - O -T - H"

American - "So, Antwan - that's french for Anthony, right?" ... "What is French for 'Stacey'"
Parisian - "Stacey."

American - "a lot of people here still speak french even though it's a hotel."

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