|From:||Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 12, 2000, 23:31|
> SPEAKING IN TONGUES
> A Swiss guy, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where twoAmericans >are waiting.
> "Entschuldigung, koennen Sie Deutsch sprechen?" he
> asks. The two Americans just stare at him.
> He tries again: "Excusez-moi, parlez vous
> The two continue to stare. "Parlare Italiano?" No
> response. "Hablan ustedes Espanol?" Still nothing.
> The Swiss guy drives off, extremely disgusted. The
> first American turns to the second and says,
> maybe we should learn a foreign language."
> "Why?" says the other. "That guy knew four
> and it didn't do him any good."