Friday, January 12, 2018

Fly, Eagles, Fly!

Aさん:「ゴー・イーグルス!」
Zさん:"So, the Japanese phrase for football, American not soccer, is アメフト, and the Japanese phrase for 'It's raining' is あめふる。Very similar, right? Well, if you think about it, the financial juggernaut that is the National Football League definitely 'Makes it rain' for many wealthy investors.  Is that a coincidence?"
Aさん:「。。。ゴー・イーグルス!」

Friday, January 5, 2018

How about Friday?

Aさん:「来週、会いましょうか?」
Bさん:「月、火、水、木、忙しいです。金は?」

ミスタースパーコル:"Mmm... quinoa..."

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Foot Locker

Aさん:「OK, welcome to your first day on the job at Foot Locker.  Let me explain what you say to customers when they enter the store.   You greet them, then let them take a seat, then finally, ask them what shoe size they are.」
Zさん:"So... size shoe は最終?"
Aさん:「... indeed, but in general, tautologies don't equate to sales. 」

Friday, December 22, 2017

Visiting Europe

Aさん:「So I am going on vacation to Europe.  My plan is to spend exactly one day in each of the capital cities of each country in Europe.  That itinerary is neat, eh?」
Zさん:"Every itinerary is 日程."
Aさん:「。。。」
Zさん:"What?"

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Family Feud

Steve Harvey: "John, there is one correct answer left up on the board, and your family has two strikes.  If you get it right, your family wins.  If not, the Jones family will have a chance to steal.  Are you ready?"
John Smith: "Yes."
Steve Harvey: "Name a celebrity with the last name 'Allen'."
John Smith: "I'll go with Keegan. Keegan Allen."
Steve Harvey: "Ok... for the win... Show Me Keegan!"

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Zさん:"I didn't know Family Feud had an expiration date."


Friday, December 8, 2017

Particle Man

Zさん:"日本語の助詞は難しいですから、日本語の助詞はだいきらい。。。違う。。。日本語の助詞だいきらい。。。えーと。。。だいきらい。。。だいきらい。。。?。。。?。。。?。。。"
Aさん:「
Zさん:"... dammit!"

Friday, December 1, 2017

Napoleon

Zさん:"I have a riddle for you."
Aさん:「Ok, shoot.」
Zさん:"What was the one thing Napoleon could not do, that caused his conquest to fail."
Aさん:「I don't know, what?」
Zさん:"ウォータールーを渡る。"
Aさん:「... that's actually pretty clever.」