This happened just this morning where I work. I overheard a French guest asking an American guest if he’d been to the swimming pool yet, but in her sentence she combined both the French and English words for “pool”, when she asked him, “Have you been to piscine the pool today?”
A waiter goes over to a table with some older Jewish ladies and says, “Is anything all right?”
Between Kira, my three-year-old granddaughter, and Kaia, my daughter (who live in Australia):
Kira: Mom, do you love me so much?
Kira: Can you show me how much?
Kaia: Look at the sky, see how big it is? I love you that much.
Kira: (looking out the window) Wow the sky is so big it goes all the way [...]
This is from our trip to Alaska. A real grizzly encounter. Luckily I had my video camera on!
(format is Flash. You might need to right-click and go to “play” to play the movie)
Benjamin Disraeli, England’s Prime Minister in the late 1800’s was known for his quick wit. One day, the King decided to put him to the test in front of all the other ministers. “I understand, Mr. Disraeli,” he said, “that you can make a pun on any subject. Please, make a pun about me.”
While all [...]