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|Last Hussar||30 May 2016 7:30 a.m. PST|
Many years ago I was told that there was a joke in German that translates "Why is Canada called Canada? Because there is no-one there."
Apparently the German word for Canada (Kanada) sounds like the word for empty or unoccupied. However I don't know what the word is, or the actual translation. Because online translators need the actual word and have no lists to go through I can't find it.
|EMPERORS LIBRARY ||30 May 2016 7:52 a.m. PST|
| Doms Decals ||30 May 2016 9:52 a.m. PST|
I didn't realise the Germans had two jokes – I thought "road hog" – "hedge hog" was the only one…. ;-)
| Aurochs ||30 May 2016 2:48 p.m. PST|
There is a actually a third joke.
Two German immigrants meet in Central Park.
"Spring in the air," says the first one.
"Why?" asks the other one.
| Doms Decals ||30 May 2016 3:10 p.m. PST|
|Terrement ||31 May 2016 10:24 a.m. PST|
Then there's the time when my Great Uncle Staciewz decided to celebrate his arrival in the US with a night on the town. Asked some locals for advice on hot night spots and then spent all night in a warehouse wondering where all the painted ladies were.
|Cerdic ||01 Jun 2016 2:08 p.m. PST|
Henning Wehn has plenty of jokes. But he only became a comedian after moving to Britain….