Fun_People Archive
27 Mar

Date: Mon, 27 Mar 95 21:32:33 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: Frenglish

From: Neil Gershenfeld <>

A recent ad in a Boston newspaper reminded me of bokays:

   The Black Goose
   21 Beacon Street
   Sunday Four Course Prefix Brunch

which in turn reminded me of the exclamation on a poster in the Draper Labs
cafeteria proclaiming a special meal:


(that one took me a while).

These mistakes happen in both directions: I once saw a menu in Paris proudly

   Pri Merib

[=] © 1995 Peter Langston []