Wodjasay?

In the previous post I was referring to people who speak English as a first language.

As a student of Spanish I understand how difficult it can be to get a tongue used to using one language round the sounds of another. 

Therefore I offer this not in criticism of people who aren’t native speakers of English, but as an illustration of what could happen if we continue to mangle our own language:

In order to  continue getting-by we all need to learn the  new English language. Practise by reading the following  conversation until you are able to  understand the term  “tenjooberrymuds“.
      
      With a little  patience, you’ll be able to fit right  in.
     Now, here  goes…
      
   
      Room Service :  “Morrin. Roon  sirbees.”
      
      Guest : “Sorry, I  thought I dialed  room-service.”
      
      Room Service: ” Rye  . Roon sirbees…morrin! Joowish to oddor  sunteen???”
      
      Guest: “Uh…..  Yes, I’d like to order bacon and  eggs..”
      
      Room Service: “Ow  July  den?”
      
      Guest:  “…..What??”
      
      Room Service: “Ow  July den?!?… Pryed, boyud,  poochd?”
      
      Guest: “Oh, the  eggs! How do I like them? Sorry.. Scrambled,  please.”
      
      Room Service: “Ow  July dee baykem?  Crease?”
      
      Guest: “Crisp will  be  fine.”
      
      Room Service:  “Hokay. An Sahn  toes?”
      
      Guest:  “What?”
      
      Room Service: “An  toes. July Sahn  toes?”
      
      Guest: “I… Don’t  think  so.”
      
      RoomService: “No?  Judo wan sahn  toes???”
      
      Guest: “I’m sorry but I don’t know what ‘judo wan  sahn toes’  means.”
      
      RoomService: “Toes!  Toes!…Why Joo don Juan toes? Ow bow Anglish moppin we  bodder?”
      
      Guest: “Oh, English  muffin!!! I’ve got it! You were saying  ‘toast’…   Fine…Yes, an English muffin will  be  fine.”
      
      RoomService: “We  bodder?”
      
      Guest: “No, just  put the bodder on the  side.”
      
      RoomService:  “Wad?!?”
      
      Guest: “I mean  butter… Just put the butter on the  side.”
      
      RoomService:  “Copy?”
      
      Guest: “Excuse  me?”
      
      RoomService:  “Copy…tea..meel?”
      
      Guest: “Yes.  Coffee, please… And that’s  everything.”
      
      RoomService: “One  Minnie. Scramah egg, crease baykem, Anglish moppin, we  bodder on sigh and copy …. Rye  ??”
      
      Guest: “Whatever  you  say..”
      
      RoomService:  “Tenjooberrymuds.”
      
      Guest: “You’re  welcome”
      
      I said by  the time you read through this you would understand “tenjooberrymuds”…….and you do, don’t  you?

3 Responses to Wodjasay?

  1. gravedodger says:

    But only at the end HeHe.

  2. pdm says:

    A few years ag there was a galloper called Tenjuberry Mud.

    Perhaps a situation like this is where the name came from.

  3. ZenTiger says:

    I hurts. I hurts badly.

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