This Is For All My German Friends: Speak Better English

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The man in this television commercial reminds me of myself as I attempt to learn to speak German.

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As funny as this was, I have to point out that: this is exactly the reason why international organizations have agreed on terms like "mayday."

(And I also have to point out... okay, I don't have to point it out, but I will anyway... the fellow on the ship didn't make a proper "mayday" call. He should have said 'Mayday, mayday, mayday. Name of ship, name of ship, name of ship. Mayday, name of ship. We are sinking...')

By Evan Harper (not verified) on 22 Dec 2009 #permalink