Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Living in Switzerland > Daily life  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #161  
Old 05.04.2012, 22:44
cannut's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: canada
Posts: 6,910
Groaned at 182 Times in 142 Posts
Thanked 6,189 Times in 3,402 Posts
cannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Swiss and figurative language

Quote:
View Post
Windsor is home to some of the world's finest ballet. I mean, in the figurative sense, of course.

Yes I know I spend some time enjoing there fine art when (ansted) worked in the car plants
Reply With Quote
  #162  
Old 05.04.2012, 23:43
Wollishofener's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Glattbrugg
Posts: 18,978
Groaned at 332 Times in 257 Posts
Thanked 11,715 Times in 6,858 Posts
Wollishofener has a reputation beyond reputeWollishofener has a reputation beyond reputeWollishofener has a reputation beyond reputeWollishofener has a reputation beyond reputeWollishofener has a reputation beyond reputeWollishofener has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Swiss and figurative language

Quote:
View Post
Windsor is home to some of the world's finest ballet. I mean, in the figurative sense, of course.

Am I correct to assume that the Windsor you two have in mind is not THIS here






but rather this here ?


Reply With Quote
The following 3 users would like to thank Wollishofener for this useful post:
  #163  
Old 06.04.2012, 19:14
cannut's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: canada
Posts: 6,910
Groaned at 182 Times in 142 Posts
Thanked 6,189 Times in 3,402 Posts
cannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond reputecannut has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Swiss and figurative language

How about this ; My wife ask me for "Couple of Bucks",so I gave her Cdn$ 2.- "I need more then that " came the answer Am I swiss ?
Reply With Quote
The following 3 users would like to thank cannut for this useful post:
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Swiss justice Minister: Foreign residents should learn a Swiss language cdcdoc Swiss politics/news 189 16.02.2012 23:31
Language and table manners, or Language Integration in Switzerland is Painful sonnyk Language corner 70 14.11.2011 00:08
Swiss Parliament Language rrs Swiss politics/news 6 19.06.2010 12:06
The newest language course High-German and Swiss German combined! lotus82 Commercial 18 06.04.2010 18:00


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 19:38.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0