New comic strips today!
I wish you a happy new day today, and a lot of enjoyment thanks to Mike Franklin and his malapropisms!
First, read the phrases below either written here or on the picture, then – try to find out the meaning.
Next, discover new lexis, learn it, and laugh as the malapropisms are the best reason to grin when you study a new language.
Yes I am well aren’t he, butt eye yam go wing to sea an on collar gist two knight.
Ode here! That is tare ribble news. Now I am fear full of watt ewe are go wing to bee treat Ted four. Can sir is a whore ribble ma lays. Tell me moor…
It is row manse. Wee are two wed in or gust.
I suppose, you still remember most of the “incorrect” lexis here, so I’m going to give you only some new words for this Anglish Humor post.
- Yam – sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
- Collar – something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification
- Gust – a strong current of air; gratification of any kind, particularly that which is exquisitely relished
- Ode – a short poetical composition proper to be set to music or sung; a lyric poem; a poem characterized by sustained noble sentiment and appropriate dignity of style
- Tare – weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land
- Ribble – the river in North West England
- Watt – the electrical unit of power, or rate of work done by a current of one ampere with a potential of one volt
- Treat – an entertainment given as an expression of regard
- MA – one thousandth of an ampere
- Malays – the ethnic group
- Malaise – a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness, an out- of- sorts feeling, often the first indication of an infection.
- Moor – open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
The words definitions are taken from the dictionary.net.
As always, learn the new words thoughtfully and take the most from our classes!