[LMB] OT: First Book, Second Language

Alex Y. Kwan litalex at gmail.com
Fri Jul 21 18:35:57 BST 2006


Hello,

Azalais Aranxta wrote:
> Do you know the Cantonese joke about the missionary who says
> "Jesus Christ will beat you up" or something like that?  Someone
> explained that to me ten years ago and I wish I could remember
> it.

Yes, one is "saving" and saying it in a different tone means "beat the 
sh*t out of you".)

little Alex


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