My friend N.M. says that, whenever she hears anybody speaking German, no matter what they’re actually saying, she thinks they’re saying, “Jews, get on the train.”
After a depressing day nothing peps me up like your blog, Faustus! Even the one liners are way too cool.
Ich habe ein Kopfschmertz.
Sounds like any one of a number of my family members.
Maybe she should learn German.
I always think George Bush is saying, “Fags, get on the train,” even when he’s talking about something else.
One of the only phrases I know in German, even after my father tried to beat it into me…um, is: “An wo sind alle meine Hunde?” Ghetto fab translation: “Where all my dogs at?”But even that sounds like “Jews. get on the train”.
Ich liebe dich, mein Schatz!
Kinda when people look at me, I felt I just came out of a sweat shop.
Thank you 🙁
These simple things make me laugh.
That sounds like a song from the worst musical ever.
Step right up and don’t be shy Do it for the Third Reich The whistle blowsGet on Board!
Get on the train! (Epstein, Morstein, Weistein, Einstein)Get on the train! (Liebowitz, Malawitz, Sebowitz, Malcovich)You don’t need a ticketCos you don’t get a seatto get on this train!
Er. Maybe that’s why you’re the talented songwriter, and I’m just the reader.
Sadly, yeah, I know how it is. I spent some time in Germany and really enjoyed it- the food, the land, the people were all terrific. But yes. Yes. Standing in the train station, waiting, all I could think of was all the WW2 movies I’ve ever seen. In the airport, too.
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