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.


One Response to “Linguistics”

  1. Kate Says:

    That sounds truly surreal

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