Show & Tell: Malaprop

December 16, 2009

in Show & Tell, Travel

Roger and I came upon this scene one day while touring the Syrian countryside, circa 1997:

Roger speaks to some travellers about the plight of their bus, the Happy Jurney.

Clearly, when this vehicle was christened, much was lost in translation.

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Terry April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

That is funny (the name but not the accident) !

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The Steadfast Warrior April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Oh the irony! Great photo!

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areyoukiddingme April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Happy Jurney, indeed!

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karlindaadoption April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Oh, dear! I hope they got it going again. I’m sure it /used/ to live up to its name! :)

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Kristin April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

What a great picture and I love the dichotomy between the bus’s name and its fate.

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Sandy April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

That photograph made my day.

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Quiet Dreams April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

That’s a great photo! And I love how English words are mangled in other countries. Quite entertaining.

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areyoukiddingme April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Happy Jurney, indeed!

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Sunny April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Maybe it’s just the mood I’m in, but I am laughing my @$$ off at that picture!!

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MrsSpock April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Reminds me of the kooky T-shirts my sister sends from Japan…

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Once A Mother April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

great picture, but that poor bus! i hope all worked out and the bus got going again.

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Brenna April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

Love the photo! You all have visited some amazing places.

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PFM April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

You are such a world traveller.

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Sheri April 7, 2010 at 5:02 am

The irony of it all!

Too funny!

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