Understanding the English ;-)


twitter: @eugenio_fouz

ok so what

The chart below will help you (us) understand the English. Yes!

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY

I hear what you say

WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN

I disagree and do not want to discuss it further

WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND

He accepts my point of view

***

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY

With the greatest respect

WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN

You are an idiot

WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND

He is listening to me

***

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY

That’s not bad

WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN

That’s good

WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND

That’s poor

***

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY

That is a very brave proposal

WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN

You are insane

WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND

He thinks I have courage

 ***

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY

I was a bit disappointed that

WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN

I am annoyed that

WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND

It doesn’t really matter

***

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY

Very interesting

WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN

That is clearly nonsense

WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND

They are impressed

 ***

Source: The Telegraph.-UK

http://tinyurl.com/oltfbd7

 

 

 

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