ReCoder (recoder) wrote,

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А хорошо ли Вы говорите по-английски? Не, не зря у них организуются регулярные Spelling Contests. Я вот вчера споткнулся на довольно несложной шутке:

Even though it was tough to go through the rough in Slough,
I ploughed through with hardly a thought!

Да и скороговорки у них тоже забавные.

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
He would chuck, he would, as much as he could,
and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would
if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

How many cans can a canner can, if a canner can can cans?
A canner can can as many cans as a canner can, if a canner can can cans.

She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
The shells she sells are surely seashells.
So if she sells shells on the seashore,
I'm sure she sells seashore shells.

I need not your needles, they're needless to me;
For kneading of noodles, 'twere needless, you see;
But did my neat knickers but need to be kneed,
I then should have need of your needles indeed.


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