Thursday, December 11, 2008

Classic Blunder

OK, first, think this:
Ha ha! You fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders! The most famous is never get involved in a land war in Asia, but only slightly less well-known is this: never go in against a German when language is on the line! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha...
Then, read THIS

I think the only not funny thing is that stupid kids might just go back to getting tasmanian devil tattoos out of fear of getting something other than intended written on their neck. And I was so happy when the looney toons tattoo fad ended.

H/T Meg & Fr. Barry


Ignoramus said...

One problem here, of course, is that the Chinese have the stupidest writing system on the planet--to my (non-German) knowledge. The fact that foreigners find written Chinese almost impossible to master fully is a commentary on the writing itself.

"Father Barry" said...

That Princess Bride quote is an absolutely brilliant intro.

(I have nothing else to add...)