Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/04/27

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Subject: [Leica] Re: [Leica] Re: [Leica] Grün ................OFF TOPIC
From: "Joe Codispoti" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 14:50:47 -0700


the translation is not for your genteel nature, but then what the heck. It
is an unfortunate play on words that happens to most who are learning a new
language.  Instead of saying "where have you shot..........." she said:
"where have you sh.........." you get the idea.
However I have to admit that my German is barely enough to get me across the
street without being run over by a Mercedes diesel truck.

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Tina Manley" <images@InfoAve.Net>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: [Leica] Grün ................OFFTOPIC

> At 02:09 PM 4/27/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >Well, Instead of using the word "geschoßen" she uttered (spelling
> >approximate): "Wo haben sie gescheisen......."
> >
> >After a seemingly interminable silence, the entire family burst out in
> >uncontrollable laughter.
> >
> >Joe
> Alright, Joe.  Please explain this for us linguistically challenged North
> Americans.
> Thanks -
> Tina
> Tina Manley, ASMP