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Quirky Spanish Gaffs

Oh, I love this kind of stuff, play on words wherever “one” may be…

Check out Number 1 on the menu here:

Perhaps a “Chicken chest” is more enticing than a Chicken BREAST…?

Menu gaff

Personally I think it makes much more sense, because you never see chickens wearing bra’s. They must’ve burned them all in the era of free love and never put them back on.

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Then there’s this one:

Note where you have to ask TO rather than AT…

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Yes, it might make us titter, but how many of us Brits know Spanish well enough not to make the same gaffs with their language? And I wonder how many of us even speak Spanish? Hmm…

If you do, let me know, I (sorry, we) need a few lessons. Mind you, having said that we got by quite nicely using Spanglish & sign language. In fact that was probably more fun than knowing it all. Got a bit complicated when I came out with Lancashire phrases though.

Imagine the scene: Sat outside a posh cafe, with the hot sun shining down on the righteous, over the beautiful Mediterranean sea. The waiter says “Coffee senora?” Heth says “Aye lad put th’ kettle on.”  

No I didn’t really, but by gum the temptation was there…

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