“Eh Harry?” in response to Sammicox Weekend writing prompt 111 translation

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Sammis’s Weekend Writing Prompt 111 translation

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.


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EH? HARRY?

“Hi, how are yah?”

“Je vais bien merci.”

“O.K.! We’re ready to order.”

“Nous avons un spécial sur Goat Stew.”

 “O.k. if it’s on special make it two.”

“Nous avons aussi des entrailles de moutons.

Aussi délicieux.”

“We’ll have that too.”

“Vous pourriez aussi aimer les pénis de cheval.

Fraîchement coupé aujourd’hui!”

“We could try something different.

 Whatever that is. Eh Harry?”

“Sure Tom, I’ll bite.”

“We’ll splurge, give us two plates of

whatever that is.”

“Would you guys like a salad with that?

I think you’ll need one.”

“Just regular sized ones.”

 “To wash it all down, I’ll bring you guys

a couple of water pitchers.

“Frais de la maison.”

“Nice guy. Eh Harry?”

©J.E.Goldie June 22 2019


Brought to you by the miracle of instant English to French translation.

It could have been any language. Illustrating how we can all get lost in

translation.


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Jen Goldie

"Life is made up of small comings and goings and for everything we take with us, we leave a part of ourselves behind" - Summer of 42

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