to have the most holes in his sock to pass the time
English translation: to pass the time, gate attendants play some games...
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09:10 Mar 13, 2008
English to English translations [Non-PRO] Other
English term or phrase:to have the most holes in his sock to pass the time
Hello! I find this paragraph very difficult, because it's culture bound. I have many questins about it, which I write in different postings.
"At Southwest, gate attendants are taught how to play games with customers, such as guess the weight of the gate agent, name three things to do in Tulsa and who has the most holes in his sock to pass the time if a plane is delayed. Flights attendants are liable to say anything over the telecom. The games are never in poor taste and the winners get a free dinner or a Soutwest fun hat"
So you are supposed to guess who has most holes in their sock? :-D lol Could yopu please help me out?