Linguistics

November 11, 2009

You haven’t lived until you’ve witnessed a lisping Bengali pharmacist criticise, and ritualistically persecute, a Somali woman for having unruly kids. On this occasion, they hadn’t taken their seats when told to and had knocked over a few bottles of surgical spirit. Both parties defended their own positions using swaggering Cockney terminology translated directly from their own languages.

E1 is more fun.

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One Response to “Linguistics”

  1. Kate Says:

    That sounds truly surreal


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