Sunday, October 6, 2013

Sunday funnies

That wild man of the web, TimT, sent me a link to the following video in an email. Tim writes: "I suppose Aussie talks sounds funny to youse lot over on the other side of the Pacific, but in our collective defense, I'd say Australians are too honest (or dumb) to use double entendres when a good ol' single entendres will do the trick." Enjoy!

Mark November 19th on your calendars, folks, it's World Toilet Day (H/T: Captain Heinrichs).

The dog ate my money. U.S. Treasury: No problem.

Hey, just because you're dead, it doesn't mean you have to abandon the dating scene.

Literally selling the sizzle, not the steak.


Steve Skubinna said...

First time in Oz in '82 I spotted a book "Let Stalk Strine."

Australia is one of two nations where I have to be on guard. If I'm not careful I find myself mimicking their accent. Aussies find it amusing.

The other nation I have to be careful is India. I don't think they'd laugh - they'd probably think I was mocking them. Which I wouldn't be, but...

Paco said...

I know exactly what you mean. When I lived in Miami, practically all of my friends were Cubans, and after a few years I started to talk English with a slight Spanish accent. I didn't even notice until my family began razzing me about it.

RebeccaH said...

Years ago, on a trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, I joined a boat tour of the harbor. A young man came aboard and said, "G'day, ladies and gentlemen, my name is ***, I'm from Australia, and I'll be your dick head today."

We had to ask him to repeat it. What he said was "deck hand".

TimT said...

I should clarify, the guy is talking in a New Zealand accent. Aussie attempts at double entendres are even more obvious than this ad - eg, 'get a dog up ya!'

JeffS said...

Sort of OT, but it is funny:

Ten Ways Republicans Are Giving President Obama A Taste Of His Own Alinsky

rinardman said...

Mark November 19th on your calendars, folks, it's World Toilet Day

By coincidence, that's where Obo the Clown is taking this country. So someday, it'll be a national holiday, replacing the 4th of July.

Albury Shifton said...

It wouldn't be the first time a Japanese guy has tried to sell the smell of his food:

missred said...

I usually pride my self on my ability to understand the various Scots accents - particularly from the west coast. One night this gentleman known to my hosts was visiting and he kept going on about how his wife wanted a pair of "jammy shoes", which I thought rather perplexing. Turns out he meant Jimmy Choos, so I was right in my first translation.
I did enjoy the video - very educational on dicks and cocks.

Steve at the Pub said...

In a bar in Ontario once, the barman, a handsome dashing younb fellow, advised us "guys, it's closing time" (or something like that)

We were quite alarmed to be addressed as "gays" and left sharpish.