I agree, Ms LaLa,it isn't karma, it is stupidity. Great wonderful blog! I just watched with my mouth open at Jennifer's lack of thoughtful problem solving. Her brother took it well in the edit but wonder how he really took it! Thanks for the entertainment!! This episode had me swearing at the tv.
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Idioms are those phrases that mean more than the sum of their words. Which made us wonder: what are their favorite idioms in their own tongue? Below, we asked translators to share their favorite idioms and how they would translate literally. The results are laugh-out-loud funny.
Elephants on Parade
She can be a bit naughty. Shivering in the dawn, we slurp instant coffee from bamboo cups and wait for the els, as John calls them. In front is the practice clearing for the wannabee mahouts—bareback elephant riders. Neither young nor buff, I have come seeking adventure.
Kinko spends the first few hours of the jump to Chicago using bits of beef jerky to teach Queenie, who has apparently recovered from her diarrhea, to walk on her hind legs. My head is crammed with visions, all jumbled up like a ball of string: My parents alive, depositing me at Cornell. My parents dead, and the green and white floor tiles beneath them. Marlena, waltzing with me in the menagerie. Marlena this morning, fighting tears at the window.