Hurts Rent-a-Car. Phoenix, AZ. Sure, Divided Airlines lost your luggage, but look on the bright side, Mr. Fitzhugh … You’re still a rich, male executive who earns more in a day than most people earn in a whole month. … In a whole year.
Poor Susan! Poor me for not knowing Spanish!
I had to go to bablefish to get it translated.. bad me for having to do it.. (I got the first part…)
Is that Weeoo… weeoo… what I think it is? Given Murphy's law, and it's effect on comic strips, I bet it is…
it's spelled "Naw'mean?"
@Melissa – I'm sure D. Bell knows how to spell it "properly". He's making the point that the boss is trying to be "hip" and is mispronouncing the slang.
Susan's reaction is only slightly more emphatic than my son's when I use "his" slang. I once referred to "your peeps," and his voice turned stony, "Please! Don't ever say that again." After all, I'm so old school that it still grates me to hear a peer use "Awesome" in its current sense. And just try explaining the real mean of the word "trifling" to anyone under 25. At least I haven't heard that odd usage in a few years. s/ I.B. Hella Old
I'll bet none of you have heard of "full of hot air", have you? I haven't heard that in 50 years.
You'd lose the bet, even though I'm only 44. I'd heard that term for when you don't believe someone more recently
Or, "blow it out your Keester, Buster".
In case it hasn't been mentioned already, here's the vid for "Born in East LA" which I think is apropos:
Hey look, it's Hurley's dad.
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