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allthingsblue









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 10:05 am
Said: "I'm just going to have to place you on a brief hold."
Understood: you will be on hold for the next sixty minutes....[b]
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yo'ma









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 11:50 am
Are we supposed to write ours?

Said: time for bed or time for a shower or brush your teeth, etc. (you get the point)
Understood: did someone say something? Rolling Eyes
Very Happy

Nah, my kids are better than that. I tell them to jump, they say, how high? Very Happy
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LovesHashem









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 12:24 pm
I love your subtitle.
Can I join the club!? I think I definitely qualify...
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flowerpower









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 12:42 pm
Said: it’s time for bed
Understood: it’s time to eat a second dinner

Said: it’s time for bed
Understood: play really nicely now with a toy so bedtime will be delayed

Said: it’s time for bed
Understood: actually, didn’t understand!
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soap suds









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 2:19 pm
said: tuck your shirt in.

understood: stick one corner of your shirt into your pants.
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rgr









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 2:37 pm
Said: I'm fine
Understood: well, you have to understand a lot from that statement, but I'm not sure it's actually humanly possible
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InnerMe









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 2:46 pm
Said:How are you?
Understood:Allow me to do my social duties

Said:Today I'll be home early
Understood: Today you won't be inordinately late

Great thread!
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Chayalle









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 3:47 pm
Said: I baked a batch of cookies....(teen)
Understood: The sink is full of dishes...(Mom)
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kneidel









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:10 pm
Said: I don't want to say loshon hora BUT / I don't mean to be cynical BUT / I don't mean to [ whatever] BUT
Understood: Well I suppose it's in the same category of 'nisht off Shabbos geredt BUT...'
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InnerMe









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:13 pm
kneidel wrote:
Said: I don't want to say loshon hora BUT / I don't mean to be cynical BUT / I don't mean to [ whatever] BUT
Understood: Well I suppose it's in the same category of 'nisht off Shabbos geredt BUT...'


Yeah.. that's all too familiar. In a similar vein..

Said: No offense, BUT..
Understood: Just get to the point, er.. insult.
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kneidel









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:17 pm
Chayalle wrote:
Said: I baked a batch of cookies....(teen)
Understood: The sink is full of dishes...(Mom)

At least it's just the sink. Wink
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kneidel









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:18 pm
Said: I'm hungry (just after eating...)
Understood: I'm bored
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icebreaker









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:23 pm
Said: (me to student) Your bill from last semester must be paid in full before you can register for classes for next semester.
Understood: (student) I’ll wait until the first day of the new semester to ask why I can’t register for classes.
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InnerMe









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:25 pm
Said: Time to start cleaning up the toys!
Understood: Time to play with that last thing I couldn't play with when all the other kids were playing.
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animeme









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:27 pm
Said: You may feel a pinch/some pressure.
Heard: It will hurt like mad.
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allthingsblue









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:28 pm
animeme wrote:
Said: You may feel a pinch/some pressure.
Heard: It will hurt like mad.


Ha, love this one.
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InnerMe









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:28 pm
animeme wrote:
Said: You may feel a pinch/some pressure.
Heard: It will hurt like mad.


Ahh, yes!!!!
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kneidel









  


Post  Wed, Jul 11 2018, 4:34 pm
Said: I hear what you're saying
Understood: you're making no sense
(Or is this just a Brit thing? Wink )
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yo'ma









  


Post  Thu, Jul 12 2018, 7:43 am
animeme wrote:
Said: You may feel a pinch/some pressure.
Heard: It will hurt like mad.

When the nurse tells my children that the vaccine won't hurt them, I tell my children, they mean it won't hurt them, the nurse, but it will pinch them, the child.
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thunderstorm









  


Post  Thu, Jul 12 2018, 7:56 am
Said: I'll buy a case of freeze pops but the rule is only one freeze pop a day.
Understood: I'll take one freezepop when mommy lets and sneak two more out of the house, hide behind a tree , have more ices and dump the wrappers on the ground so she doesn't realize.
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