Phonetic riddle for speakers of German

July 2, 2007 at 10:49 am | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment
Tags: , ,

Says a grandmother to her grandson (phonetic representation):

brutze – maachdemmähjensaai!

Hint 1: This happened in Cologne.

Hint 2: It happened in a petting zoo.

Hint 3: The grandson has an English first name.

Solution in comments.

1 Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

  1. The grandmother asked her grandson, bearing the first name Bruce, to pet the goat:

    Bruce, mach dem Mäh (=der Ziege, mäh is the sound that, according to Germans, goats make) eens (einmal) Ei!

    Bruce, make Aaw to the goat!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: