A person who has lost everything except his accent
A immigrant woman wants to buy some red oranges , called blood oranges
-I want a pound of bloody oranges.
What sort of oranges , dear – asks the greengrocer
Hm.. – he thinks – I see, for juice?
Yes we are.
Sometime later the family has acquired not only better command of English but manners und customs as well. The guy meets his immigrant buddy and starts a conversation, in English on an appropriate topic:
Hi. Lovely day isn’t it? Spring in the air...
Why should I?
Three immigrants to the U. S. were just mastering the language. One was telling the others about the difficulty they were having in attempting to start a family. He said, "I think my wife must be impregnable." The second said," that's not the right word, she is inconceivable". To which the third replied, "You are both wrong she is unbearable."
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