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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4025 on: 22/09/2014 09:49:35 »
I am much indebted to my American translator.

Just to put a spanner in the works however:-

Welsh - Cymdogion
 

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« Reply #4026 on: 22/09/2014 16:29:29 »
I am much indebted to my American translator.

Just to put a spanner in the works however:-

Welsh - Cymdogion


Well, she bugs you all the time, but Anna really does care for you.


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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4027 on: 23/09/2014 08:43:28 »
Well, she bugs you all the time,

Indeed and she wails at the top of her voice, "What are we going to do?"

My usual reply is "When I come, ah then you'll find out."

The usual thing is we sing:

One man gwent to mow,
Gwent to mow a meadow.
One man two men and his dog,
Gwent to mow a meadow.


Why she asks I'll never know, because its never dyffrynt.
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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4028 on: 23/09/2014 08:58:33 »
Ah yes, Carmarthen, the place to take your horse for Caer fy rddin (care free ridding)

 

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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4029 on: 23/09/2014 09:04:06 »
Now that's a rare bit of Welsh punning.
 

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« Reply #4030 on: 23/09/2014 17:09:36 »
Well, she bugs you all the time,
Ah yes, Carmarthen, the place to take your horse for Caer fy rddin (care free ridding)



Indeed and she wails at the top of her voice, "What are we going to do?"

My usual reply is "When I come, ah then you'll find out."

The usual thing is we sing:

One man gwent to mow,
Gwent to mow a meadow.
One man two men and his dog,
Gwent to mow a meadow.


Why she asks I'll never know, because its never dyffrynt.
Now that's a rare bit of Welsh punning.

Don_1 Wins Award Again !!



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« Reply #4031 on: 23/09/2014 17:10:28 »

Where elseh can we find such superb and truly International Punning???
 

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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4032 on: 23/09/2014 17:41:59 »
...........and to move north of the border:-



Where elseh can we find such superb and truly International Punning???


What a jockular comment.

I rish you all the best in your multilingual punning.

When it comes down to it, Demo is ger man for it, I tal ia.
 

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« Reply #4033 on: 23/09/2014 17:46:42 »

Why she asks I'll never know, because its never dyffrynt.




Dyffryn Gardens


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« Reply #4034 on: 23/09/2014 17:50:52 »
Swimming on the river, the pair looked so hungry I threw some bread in for the por two geese.

Not wishing to be wasteful, when I had finished my beer, I licked en stein to ensure it was empty.

These eastern Europeans are so mad about boating, I think they are suffering from row mania.
 

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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4035 on: 23/09/2014 17:54:20 »

Why she asks I'll never know, because its never dyffrynt.




Dyffryn Gardens




No, no, those are the same gardens.

These are dyffryn gardens:

Chelsea Gardens.
 

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« Reply #4036 on: 23/09/2014 18:08:37 »


Where elseh can we find such superb and truly International Punning???


What a jockular comment.

I rish you all the best in your multilingual punning.

When it comes down to it, Demo is ger man for it, I tal ia.

And on the Eastern front, korreact me if I'm wrong but Europe-UK-US-Canada is not as ianclusive as it can be.

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« Reply #4037 on: 23/09/2014 20:24:50 »
And are we afraid we cannot do as well with all other countries?
 

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« Reply #4038 on: 24/09/2014 04:37:15 »

Why she asks I'll never know, because its never dyffrynt.




Dyffryn Gardens




No, no, those are the same gardens.

These are dyffryn gardens:

Chelsea Gardens.

Gorgeous, beautiful -- the Chelsea Gardens!!
 

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« Reply #4039 on: 24/09/2014 05:52:05 »
Sudanly I find myself all over the map. I must get better organized.
 

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« Reply #4040 on: 24/09/2014 07:36:39 »
Swimming on the river, the pair looked so hungry I threw some bread in for the por two geese.

The nearrow spain of the river gave you the flexibility to do that. Well done.
 

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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4041 on: 24/09/2014 07:47:21 »
When I answered the phone, a foreign voice started blabbing on about my bank account being suspended and I needed to give him my account number and security details.
"Oh no you don't," I said, "this is just another attempt at a con, go away."
 

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« Reply #4042 on: 24/09/2014 07:52:29 »
A local garage has been advertising its auto conversion service, converting petrol engines to run on propane.

Personally I find the whole idea ludicrous. Its just mad a gas car.
 

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« Reply #4043 on: 24/09/2014 08:05:25 »
Listening to the radio, I heard a beautiful piece played by a string section and wondered what that tune is.


Outside a London pub, a German tourist asked me where he could get an ice cold cola. "Zay charge a vortune fur ein coola in zat platz." He quite rightly said. I directed him to small shop around the corner. As he came back clutching his ice cold can of cola, he said to me, "Zank you. it vos musch cheaper zere zan zi bar."
 

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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4044 on: 24/09/2014 08:12:56 »
I'm thinking of setting up an African tanning parlour, but can't think of a suitable name. I would appreciate any suggestions for a name which would convey to passing trade that they can get tanz in 'ere.
 

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« Reply #4045 on: 24/09/2014 08:28:36 »
Storks on a lush African savannah have been troubled by the rapid rate of grass growth. The seed sticks to the thin layer of keratin which covers the bill and germinates. A lawn on their rostrum is the last thing a stork wants.

So I am volunteering to go to the aid of these birds. My task will be to mow zam beaks. 


Now that's what you call contrived punning.
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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4046 on: 24/09/2014 08:47:02 »
Hi tech machines making microchips have gone on strike. They have blockaded the factory gates carrying banners, one of which read "Robots wana better deal."

As I sympathise with them, I'm Ghana join them. Kenya spare the time to come along too?

Their main complaint is the lack of tea breaks, but I'm sure there are Mauritius to be dealt with.

A spokesbot said "We are being dealt a rw and a lot of the time."

Reports claim that som a li a victims of persecution and told not to go to the toilet without permission. One witness said "I sen a gal bolt down a robot as a punishment. u ganda believe me."
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Re: Punning is hard(ly) work! Groaning aloud here?
« Reply #4047 on: 24/09/2014 09:11:26 »
Now try that old tongue twister:

She sells Seychelles on the sea shore.
 

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« Reply #4048 on: 25/09/2014 01:34:57 »
I'm thinking of setting up an African tanning parlour, but can't think of a suitable name. I would appreciate any suggestions for a name which would convey to passing trade that they can get tanz in 'ere.

U ganda have a more specific plan !!
 

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« Reply #4049 on: 25/09/2014 05:57:08 »
Kenya try to figure it out so Donnah and I can follow your plan and make mauritain ia ever dreamed of ?

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