Quotes & Jokes about Language / page 2


I do have very deep, fond memories of my family in Mexico City, but I also remember feeling funny for not speaking English - I was basically an immigrant. But I picked up the language fast and soon I knew that I wanted to be a writer.

It think acceptance levels sort of swings back and forth. Like in the 60's there was a lot more freedom with sex that doesn't exist today. Language has gotten pushed a bit farther and violence is way far out.

Gay people speak each others language in a way that we don’t as heterosexual people. You meet a girl. Initially, you want to fuck her. She don’t want to, because she’s a girl… With gay guys that’s a meeting of the minds. Being gay is like walking into a shoe store and like,"Sir, do you have a size 10?" and the guy says, "They’re all size 10s!"

Fatherhood is helping your children learn English as a foreign language.

If we can teach sign language to monkeys, then shouldn't deaf people be awesome at gymnastics?

Everyone smiles in the same language.

Eddie Izzard is doing his show in French... Will he be able to fake ad-lib as well in other languages? He’s been speaking French for a while now, but he’s talking about doing his act in German. Haven’t the German people suffered enough?

Learn to feel sorry for music because, although it is the international language, it has no swear words.

My grandfather, mother and father were gifted verbally, and my mother passed that along to me. She always made sure I was conscious of language and words.

Two languages in one brain? No one can live at that speed!

By now they had mastered my own language, but they still made simple mistakes, like using "hermeneutics", when they meant "heuristic".

For those of you who don't speak French, by the way, all of that was fucking funny.

'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence?

We have two hundred languages in Europe. Two hundred languages! Count them! I know you won't!

Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words you'd never seen put together before - comedy and Muslim. Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language.