How to finally understand women: The Manslater!
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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
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May 23, 2011

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ4L046TU2c




 

JH Trads  Identity Verified
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Hi May 23, 2011

Nicole,

Just to let you let you know the Manslater has already been discussed in a previous thread, it generated a debate about sexism, stereotypes, humour, etc.

Have a good evening !


 

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http://www.proz.com/forum/lighter_side_of_trans_interp/188287-the_manslater.html May 23, 2011

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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
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Thanks, Hugo! May 23, 2011

And your point is... ?



 

RominaZ  Identity Verified
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Universal language of women May 23, 2011

Hi Nicole,

Thanks for sharing this. It is hilarious! After watching the video I came to the conclusion that, even though we may speak in different languages, women are united by the "universal language of women" based on the same principles applicable to all languages. It would be fun to add some more examples to the list:

Case 1:

A simple "yes/no" question becomes a "single-no-answer" question eg.

Q: "Do you think I've gained weight?" Translat
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Hi Nicole,

Thanks for sharing this. It is hilarious! After watching the video I came to the conclusion that, even though we may speak in different languages, women are united by the "universal language of women" based on the same principles applicable to all languages. It would be fun to add some more examples to the list:

Case 1:

A simple "yes/no" question becomes a "single-no-answer" question eg.

Q: "Do you think I've gained weight?" Translation: This is not a question but rather my way of asking reassurance from your side. The answer should always be "No", in all circumstances and even if I insist several times with a "seriously?I won't get mad if you do".
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Tom in London
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the point May 23, 2011

Nicole Schnell wrote:

And your point is... ?





Hugo was actually saying "I love you".


 

AnneMarieG  Identity Verified
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Pretty fluent May 25, 2011

Hi Tom,
you seem to be pretty fluent already!

[/quote]

Hugo was actually saying "I love you". [/quote]


 

Lany Chabot-Laroche  Identity Verified
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Interesting May 25, 2011

Will definitively share with the missus, she'll love that.

And about the "I'm fine" or "Nothing's wrong", I once dated a girl that used that sentence a lot. It got really tiring and I gave up and developed the habit of answering "Oh, I'm glad nothing is wrong, I had an impression something was, but I must have been mistaken, silly me!" or something of the sort... it somehow didn't help, go figure!


 


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