Skip to main content

Gabbing in foreing slang

I think four expressions should be learned when you are at a country which is it not yours. "Hello" "Thank You" "How Are You?" and "Please". To call one's beloved a cabbage is not always a good pick up line in America, but it seems choux is a term of rich endearment among french people. The Spanish see nothing odd when calling respecfully a "carrot guy". "Un tipo zanahoria". O when someone is very cute: "He's a tremendous cupcake" which trasnlated means, "Es un tremendo bizcocho".
Feeling tired in French you say "I've been hit by a pump". Winking , when you say you had a very good romantic time, you say, "We took our foot" But Spanish if they didn't take their feet so well and the woman dumps the man, it is said, "lo mandó a freir sparragos", meaning "she sent him to fry asparagus".
Admiring a woman form the French will say that "The balcony is corwded". In Mexico when they don't like someone could be heard "He falls to the mother in me" and for colombians a chain smoker is identified as "smokes like a whore in jail" while in Spain they would say, "smokes like a cart driver"
French slang for having that one drink too many J'ai un verre dans le nez translates "I have one drink in mu nose". Meantime, in Spanish a characterization for a woman without a full balcony is literally translated : She"swims the backstroke and the breaststroke".
Blind to balconies and backstrokes, the romantic allowed a little gallic smooching tries his luck with what might be called a Freedom Kiss(in the fashion fo freedom fries),explained as: "I rolled a skate to her"

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Cogitate or Contact

You can use the following form to contact webmaster. Your email will be read, but due to the large numbers of emails received each day a reply may not be prompt.

Please, be assured we welcome guest posts and if you find any problems in our page we will be glad to attend your issues. This form also works for suggesting an article. Thank you for arriving to this point.



If the contact form script is not working for you, please send email using this link instead: Send an email to Webmaster send us an email to tonnetisalove [at] gmail [dot] com

Ghotit - A SpellChecker to English Language Learners and ELL’s.

Have you ever heard of Ghotit? This is a super-spell-checker, ideal for very beginning English Language Learners and ELL’s with learning disabilities (as well as native speakers with challenges).

It has the ability to help sleuth-out words that people are trying to spell — in a much more in depth way than most regular spell-checkers.

Worth to give it a try.

h/t: SpeEdChange

6 Steps to Write A Post in Only 10 Minutes!

"The key to writing fast is knowing and perfecting a few."

Alisa Brownan from projecthappilyeverafter says to be a newspaper reporter, write guest blogs and magazine articles, and she ghost and co-author books. She also claims to spend only 6-7 hours typing daily to write between 5,000 and 10,000 words a week!

Article first appeared on problogger.net and if you like what Brownan advices, then follow her @alisabow:

Here the 6 step system, experienced Alisa Brownan uses to write her articles quite fast:

Step 1:Know what you want to say before you sit down. As soon as you finish any blog, start thinking about your next one. Go over lines in your head.

Step 2:Pick the basic format you will use to organize your blog. Most blogs fall into one of the following organizational templates:

Q & A – Someone poses a question and then you answer it.
Tips: You start with a couple paragraphs of explanation followed by a list of tips.
Story: Once upon a time something happened to me, I learned s…