The Genius that is Karl Pilkington – Part 2

On his grievances: “What annoys me is how much land is being taken up by dead people.” On travelling: “You can be into travelling, but the world’s only so big, innit? So eventually you’re gonna run out of places to visit. Whereas biscuits… there’s loads of them.” On prayer: “That’s what praying is, really. A posh moan.” […]

Interesting Words – Welsh

Online review site Trip Advisor has banned all reviews written in Welsh. (Trip Advisor is arguably the world’s largest travel website, and supports languages from all around the world, but they have banned all submissions in Welsh.  Allegedly, the ancient Celtic language, one of the oldest European languages with over half a million speakers in […]

Lost in translation

(Quoted from Far Eastern Economic Review September 4, 1981.) Room Service: Morny, rune sore-bees.Hotel Guest: Oh sorry, I thought I dialled room service.RS: Rye, rune sore-bees. Morny. Jewish to odor sunteen?HG: I’d like some bacon and eggs.RS: Ow July then?HG: What?RS: Aches. Ow July then? Pry, boy, pooch … .?HG: Oh, the eggs! How do […]

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