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Leaf and banana . . .

For those of you who were fans of TV comedy in the 70’s you’ll recognise the old gag…. from The Lovers by Jack Rosenthal. Beryl (Paula Wilcox) asks Geoffrey (Richard Beckinsale) how many women he has slept with- he says nearly three. Puzzled, Beryl says- you mean two? or three? He replies ‘No, nearly three – – I nearly slept with so-and-so, I nearly slept with so-and-so, and I nearly slept with so-and-so!’

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Humour Humor Italy-Italia Journal Sketching

even more autumn leaves . . .

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Humour Humor Italy-Italia Journal Sketching

more autumn leaves

 

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Humour Humor Italy-Italia Journal Language Sketching Thoughts

Still life? . . there certainly is

I recently tried to use Google to  translate a description: it translated ‘still life’ into Italian in the sense of ‘There is still life’ -ironic, since in Italian the phrase is ‘natura morta’‘dead nature’ !