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Off topic: Does anyone remember the Monty Python Hungarian phrasebook skit?
Thread poster: Can Altinbay

Can Altinbay  Identity Verified
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Jun 8, 2005

"I plead not guilty, sir."
"On what grounds?"
"Incompetence, sir."

Don't mind me, I'm presently venting due to the presence of incompetence.


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Pablo Alvarez  Identity Verified
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Who doesn't? Jun 8, 2005

Can Altinbay wrote:

"I plead not guilty, sir."
"On what grounds?"
"Incompetence, sir."

Don't mind me, I'm presently venting due to the presence of incompetence.


"I will not buy this record. It is scratched"
"No, no, this is a tobacconist. Here. See?"
"Yes, yes. I will not buy this *tobacconist", it is scratched"


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Jana Teteris  Identity Verified
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And for those interested in reading the full version...... Jun 8, 2005

Here it is....

http://bau2.uibk.ac.at/sg/python/Scripts/TheHungarianPhrasebookSketch


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Angela Dickson  Identity Verified
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more Jun 8, 2005

Can Altinbay wrote:

"I plead not guilty, sir."
"On what grounds?"
"Incompetence, sir."

Don't mind me, I'm presently venting due to the presence of incompetence.

Don't remember the bit you quote (is that a quote?) but...

'My hovercraft is full of eels'

hope that cheers you up - it cheered me up to remember it!


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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
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Thanks so much Jana! Jun 10, 2005

Jana Teteris wrote:

Here it is....



I can still see it in black and white in my mind's eye...
lol


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lanzarotti  Identity Verified
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Came across the video!!! Dec 4, 2006

For Monty fans...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6D1YI-41ao&mode=related&search=

enjoy!


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lingomania
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Hilarious May 1, 2007

Thank you to all the posters above for the "cool" links on Monty Python.

[Edited at 2007-05-01 22:38]


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