Tag: language

  • English

    Conversation I had on the phone today: Me: Hello, I’m calling about…. Lady: Speak English please. Me: I AM speaking English. I’m calling about…. Lady: Please can you speak English? […]

  • My hovercraft is full of eels

    I saw a paper yesterday for new students coming to Sweden. It gives helpful phrases they may need to know in Swedish. There were only about 20 phrases. The best […]

  • News of the Weird

    I picked up the Swedish paper this morning and had to ask myself, why is there a train full of virgins going to Moscow? After careful reading I finally realized […]

  • Watch your language

    I am usually very careful about the expressions I use around people who don’t have English as a first language, but I slipped up earlier this week.  A woman was […]