My Favorite Lists
Courtesy of one Marsha's co-workers, here is a list of the winning entries in a magazine contest where the participants were instructed to change one letter of any well-known phrase in any foreign language and then make up a definition for the resulting new expression:
HARLEZ-VOUS FRANCAIS? Can you drive a French motorcycle?
IDIOS AMIGOS. We are two wild and crazy guys from south of the border.
COGITO, EGGO SUM. I think, therefore I am a waffle.
RIGOR MORRIS. The cat is dead.
RESPONDEZ S'IL VOUS PLAID. Honk if you're Scottish.
QUE SERA SERF. Life is feudal.
LE ROI EST MORT, JIVE LE ROI. The king is dead. No kidding.
POSH MORTEM. Death styles of the rich and famous.
VENI, VIPI, VICI. I came, I am a very important person, I conquered.
PRO BOZO PUBLICO. Support your local clown.
MONAGE A TROIS. I am three years old.
FELIX NAVIDAD. Our cat has a boat.
HASTE CUISINE. Fast French food.
VENI, VIDI, VICE. I came, I saw, I partied.
QUIP PRO QUO. A fast retort.
ALOHA OY. Love, greetings, farewell; from such a pain you should never know.
MAZEL TON. Tons of good luck.
APRES MOE LE DELUGE. Curly and Larry got wet.
PORT-KOCHERE. Sacramental wine.
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