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Old 03-29-2005, 05:50 PM   #1
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Talking Language Barriers

Hmmmmmmmmmm ... just thought I would share MIL's language today.

We went and visited FIL at hospital. (who, might I add, is very grateful he bit the bullet yesterday and admitted himself, he's VERY fragile today) I also have my Happy Birthday 10 year old (LOL) sitting at home sniffling, coughing and sneezing....

That's what happens when you sleep in a tent in the backyard with a friend and refuse to close the tent door........... but anyway ....... I digress .. as usual ......... *chuckle*

When I said "Well, we had better go home and see how Bri is" MIL said:

"wha wha, round, thra, threy, swa swa, fizingle round and round"

FIL and I looked at each other. "uh huh ~ really?" we said. MIL said:

"Oh yes .. well wheelie wang, thraw three, wha wha that there"

So I took a stab in the dark and said "do you want to go to the supermarket"

and she looked at me like I was a complete idiot and said "well OF COURSE"

Well ....... she had probably just told me eh?

Anyway .. it's a bit of a giggle sometimes, when you get her kind of language and we have to play 20 questions to figure out something. LOL LOL

Hugs & G'day

Sally

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Old 03-29-2005, 06:24 PM   #2
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Re: Language Barriers

Sally, you're going to be a master at Charades!!!!!!

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Old 03-30-2005, 08:46 AM   #3
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Yes indeedy do! Sally (aka MISSY ), the Cherades champion!

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Old 03-31-2005, 10:52 AM   #4
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Re: Language Barriers

Sally,
I completely understand. In my case, my grandmother reverts to speaking Italian and unfortunately I have no clue what she is talking about, thankfully my mom speaks a little Italian and understands most of what she is saying. We always have to remind my grandmother to speak English.

Jennifer

 
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