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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 12:34 am

Where's their national pride? :-/ Norwegians, Swedes and Danes seem to be like Poles, Germans and Russians: historical animosities, mutual distrust and ethnic jokes. You have Svenkevister and the Germans have "Polish jokes" (depicting Poles are drunk and stupid) - some of them aren't bad:

What's written on the roundabout sign in Sweden?
"Maximum 8 times."


Two Swedes went fisking in the winter. They've been sitting very long - no catch. Nearby, two Norwegians catch a fish every minute. One of the Swedes goes to the Norwegians to ask how they do this, comes back and tells his colleague: "They made a hole in the ice".


The Swede, the Dane, and the Norwegian were sentenced to ten years in jail, but could bring with them one thing each. The Dane brought a pallet of beer, the Norwegian a beautiful woman, and the Swede a pallet of cigarettes. After ten years, the cells were opened. The Dane was lying drunk on the floor, the Norwegian was standing there with his wife and ten kids, and the Swede stood there asking for a light.
 
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 12:48 am

How do you rescue a drowning Swede?
 
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 8:52 am

The same as one rescues a drowning German, I guess.
 
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 12:06 pm

Well, that may be true, but you’re supposed to answer “I don’t know”, and then I’ll say “Good!”

In retrospect, perhaps neither all that funny nor well suited to an asynchronous mode of communication.
 
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 2:25 pm

Q If your mistress + wife are drowning, which one do you save?
Step over the gap, not into it. Watch the space between platform and train.
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 6:01 pm

That's so surreal. If my husband had a mistress, they would be both wearing concrete galoshes.
 
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 6:20 pm

That's so surreal. If my husband had a mistress, they would be both wearing concrete galoshes.
Correct; the mistress would understand.

This is better
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVGVJGX--o0
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

July 31st, 2020, 7:24 pm

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Step over the gap, not into it. Watch the space between platform and train.
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

August 2nd, 2020, 11:34 am

That's so surreal. If my husband had a mistress, they would be both wearing concrete galoshes.
Sounds very Calabrian.
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Re: What Watch do You Wear?

August 2nd, 2020, 3:12 pm

That's so surreal. If my husband had a mistress, they would be both wearing concrete galoshes.
Sounds very Calabrian.
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