Agenda

Evenementen in Nederland

 

11 en 12 december 2021
Charles Dickens Festijn
te Deventer.
In 2020 gaat het helaas niet door, want Ebenezer Scrooge valt vanwege zijn leeftijd binnen de risicogroep van het Coronavirus.

 

 

Feest- en gedenkdagen in de Engelstalige wereld

 

23 april  - Engeland

Day of St. George (Sint Jorisdag)

De sterfdag van de patroonheilige van Engeland.

 

 

25 april - Australië en Nieuw-Zeeland

Anzac Day 

Veteranendag. Een dag om stil te staan bij alle Austaliërs en Nieuw-Zeelanders die hebben gediend en gevallen zijn in gewapende conflicten en vredesoperaties. 

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Funny definitions



 

Grappige definities

 

 

ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle.


BEAUTY PARLOR: A place where women curl up and dye.


CANNIBAL: Someone who is fed up with people.


CHICKENS: The only creatures you eat before they are born and after they are dead.


COMMITTEE: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours.


DUST: Mud with the juice squeezed out.


EGOTIST: Someone who is usually me-deep in conversation.


GOSSIP: A person who will never tell a lie if the truth will do more damage.


HANDKERCHIEF: Cold Storage.


INFLATION: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.


MOSQUITO: An insect that makes you like flies better.


RAISIN: Grape with a sunburn.


SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time.


TOOTHACHE: The pain that drives you to extraction.


TOMORROW: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.


YAWN: An honest opinion openly expressed.


WRINKLES: Something other people have. You have character lines.


CREDIT CARDS: Due unto others what my wife gets a charge out of.


SANDWICH SPREAD: What you get from eating between meals.


CAREER GIRL: One who'd rather bring home the bacon than fry it.


INFLATION: Something that cost $10 to buy a few years ago and now costs $20 to repair.


JAYWALKING: An exercise that brings on that run-down feeling.


PROCRASTINATOR: Man with a wait problem.


CREDIT CARD : The sweet buy-and-buy.


HUSBAND: A fellow who believes that his wife's constant chattering is just one of life's little earitations.

 

 








Citaat van de dag

" Er komt een tijd dat mensen naar de geschiedenis kijken of een blik werpen op wat oude kranten en zich verbijsterd afvragen - Heeft zó'n wereld echt bestaan? -
A time will come when men will sit with history before them of some old newspapers before them and ask incredulously - Was there ever súch a world? - "
- H.G. Wells -
(1866-1946)
Engels science fiction-schrijver.

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