Something funny to share. ;-)
On Monday I had to go to the doctor for a check up. I was sitting in the waiting room watching the TV. They have it set to show text, so you can read it if you can't hear it. Well... that's okay in theory. At first I couldn't figure out why the writing was sometimes really weird, next to what people were saying, then I realised the TV channel must use one of those computer programs that turns spoken words into written words.
The problem with that, as anyone who's ever tried it will tell you, is that computers don't "get" accents or changes in intonation. As a result a Dairy farm was written as a DERRY FARM, but there was worse to come. WAY worse...
I was watching a news item on Stilton cheese. Apparently, Stilton is the best selling Christmas cheese in Britain and now it's being exported worldwide too. Stilton is the top cheese for Christmas every year. I was listening to a cheese maker being interviewed and only slightly watching the text when a sentence stood out like a mystical message.
STILTON KING OF THE JEWS.
Ehhhh? I mean, I know it's madly popular at Christmas, but isn't that taking it a bit too far????
Then I heard the cheese maker reply, "Oh yes, it's definitely the king of cheeses."
I nearly burst out laughing right there in the waiting room. I know I choked on a giggle. When I got back home I told hubby, who grinned and said,
"So... cheese is the king of the Jews?"
(say it fast and you'll get the pun)
I'm still giggling....