English Lesson

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by squeezy, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. squeezy

    squeezy Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    A United States Navy Admiral attended a conference that included Navy
    Admirals from the U.S., England, Canada, Australia and France.
    At the cocktail party, the U.S. Admiral was standing with a large group of other officers that included personnel from most of the countries.
    While everyone was chatting away in English as they sipped their drinks a French admiral suddenly voiced a complaint. "We Europeans learn many different languages, but Americans learn only English.
    And why is it that we Europeans always have to speak English during these conferences rather than speaking French?"

    Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied, "Because the Brits,
    Canadians, Aussies, and Americans arranged it so you wouldn't have to speak German! [​IMG]
     
  2. brianj517

    brianj517 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'd hear that one before...Still one of my favorites!

    Cheers,
    Brian
     
  3. camp_cookie

    camp_cookie Smoking Fanatic

    Outstanding!!
     
  4. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thats great. Now if we can get our goverment to remember that so we are speaking spanish soon.

    Kookie
     
  5. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sticky in "G.D" under "Veterans Day"
     

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