Most people of my vintage mate,. . Don't own a 'Smartypants Phone,. . .very few use a computer and a lot of Them have no idea of how to do anything with it,. . unless they did Metalwork at school. . .(!) I do not need this facility, as I Already speak some German. Spanish, French, Clogger, Russian and Turkish. . .along with some insults in Farsi, Arabic, Hindi, Gujurati and Japanese. . . .Though I guess that a Translator 'APP' might save some trouble if I was in Brazil, and tried to order a breakfast and got Oysters Copacobana with Braised Squid and Lemon Ice Cream. .
A Phrase book" with phononetic pronunciations is very effective at getting your message across but sometimes it's SO good "they" think you can actually speak "Language x", well . and you then have to explain that you don't speak it well. just a "little" here and there.. Word to word translation without contextual relevance can cause mirth (and derision) as well. Nev
LOVE that last remark. "AND THE MOST IMPORTANT THING: Never, NEVER, NEVER , Under any circumstances, Take a sleeping pill, and a laxative on The same night! "
A bit worried about taking a
Any time after lunch !. LoL
No need of the sleeping pills, I nod off any time after lunch.
After being married for 40 years, I took a careful look at my wife one day and
said, "Forty years ago we had a cheap house, a junk car, slept on a
sofa bed and watched a 10-inch black and white TV, but I got to sleep
every night with a hot 23-year-old girl.
Now ... I have a £500,000
home, a £35,000 car, a nice big bed and a large screen TV, but I'm
sleeping with a 63-year-old woman. It seems to me that you're not
holding up your side of things."
My wife is a very reasonable woman.
She told me to go out and find a hot 23-year-old girl and she
would make sure that I would once again be living in a cheap house,
driving a junk car, sleeping on a sofa bed and watching a 10-inch black
and white TV.
Aren't older women great? They really know how to solve an old guy's problems.
The following is a short text exchange between an Airline Captain and his Wife,. . .as he was travelling home by train, from a gruelling four day job.
Pilot . . . 11.53. . . ETA Base @ - 12 49.
Wife . . . ."Roger - report Bishops Stortford". .
Pilot:. . . ."Wilco"