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A Swiss man, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting.
"Entschuldigung, koennen Sie Deutsch sprechen?" he asks. The two Americans just stare at him.
"Excusez-moi, parlez vous Francais?" he tries. The two continue to stare.
"Parlare Italiano?" No response.
"Hablan ustedes Espanol?" Still nothing.
The Swiss guy drives off, extremely disgusted. The first American turns to the second and says, "Y'know, maybe we should learn a foreign language."
"Why?" says the other. "That guy knew four languages and it didn't do him any good."
12-03-2004, 10:55 AM
12-03-2004, 11:16 AM
LOL Ok, I hate the concept but the joke itself is hysterical. ;)
12-03-2004, 11:37 AM
Definitely a knee slapper... :|
12-03-2004, 11:50 AM
heehee, i liked it :thumbup:
12-03-2004, 05:59 PM
12-03-2004, 06:49 PM
i think it's a funny joke. i don't understand why people think it's stupid?
12-03-2004, 07:21 PM
I'll add to the thread.
=: Bubba's Logic :=
Bubba Joe's first military assignment was to a military induction center, and, because he was a good talker, they assigned him the duty of advising new recruits about the government benefits, especially the GI insurance to which they were entitled.
Before long the Captain in charge of the induction center began noticing that Bubba was getting a 99% sign up for the top GI insurance. This was odd, because it would cost these poor inductees nearly $30.00 per month more for their higher coverage than what the government was already granting.
The Captain decided that he would sit in the back of the room and observe Bubba's sales pitch. Bubba Joe stood up before his latest group of inductees and stated, "If you have the normal GI insurance and go to Iraq and are killed, the government pays your beneficiary $12,000."
"If you take out the supplemental GI insurance, which will cost you an additional $30.00 per month, the government pays your beneficiary $200,000."
"Now," Bubba concluded, "which bunch do you think they're gonna send into combat first?"
12-03-2004, 07:21 PM
I thought it was funny too - and I strongly believe that people should always learn more languages. I also believe that if you visit a foreign country, you really shouldn't expect others to cater to your inability to communicate- learn the darn language!
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