Friday, December 2, 2016

青い

Bさん:「青。」
Zさん:"..."
Bさん:「青。」
Zさん:"???"
Bさん:「青!青!青!」
Zさん:"'Ow, ow, ow'? Are you ok? Are you in pain? Do you want to go to a doctor? Or the hospital?"
Bさん:「What? No! The traffic light we're stopped at is 青い, as in 'Green light, go'.」
Zさん:"I thought 青い meant blue."
Bさん:「Just drive...」

Friday, November 11, 2016

料理

Bさん:「What a lovely dinner!  Thank you for cooking for me.」
Zさん:"Well... you know... I'm not really a very good cook..."
Bさん:「Oh, you!」
Zさん:"... お湯さえ沸かせない。"
Bさん:「... what an endearing combination of false modesty and bad puns...」

Friday, November 4, 2016

Binge Watching

Zさん:"Whatcha doin'?"
Aさん:「Binge watching Hitchcock movies.  Currently watching 'Psycho'.」
Zさん:"That's a classic! それだいすき!'Psycho'は最高!"
Aさん:「... a valid if pointless tautology.」

Friday, October 28, 2016

Glasses

Zさん:"I'm confused."
Aさん:「About what?」
Zさん:"So... the Japanese word for 'wine glass' is ワインラス, right?  But the Japanese word for 'glass window pane' is 窓ラス. What gives?"
Aさん:「Well... just think of it this way: wine is ッド。」
Zさん:"Huh... ok... I'll drink to that."

Friday, October 21, 2016

コーヒー

Zさん:"Hey man, good to see you."
ロナルド:"Same here.  So... where are we meeting the girls anyway?"
Zさん:"喫茶店。"
ロナルド:"Yeah, I am hoping to kiss-a-10 today."
Zさん:"Alright, alright, settle down."

Friday, October 14, 2016

名前

Zさん:"Hi, what's your name?"
女:"Sue Becky."
Zさん:"Um... ok... if you think you should tell me your name."

Saturday, October 8, 2016

あきらか

Zさん:"What does the Japanese word あきらか mean?"
Aさん:「Isn't it obvious?」
Zさん:"... no it's not, that's why I'm asking."
Aさん:「...yes is it, I'm trying to tell you.」
Zさん:"What?"
Aさん:「What?」
Zさん:"Forget it."
Aさん:「... you'd have to learn it first.」