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  • I just thought y'all might like to know that the Dutch abbreviation for Service Level Agreement is the same as the Dutch word for lettuce.

    So that's wisdom, I guess.



  • @dhromed said:

    I just thought y'all might like to know that the Dutch abbreviation for Service Level Agreement is the same as the Dutch word for lettuce.

    /me wonders what butter head SLA would be like.



  •  And the Dutch word for "wife" is the same as the Dutch word for "man."  Which leads to the question, did the weird language lead to the rampant homosexuality, or vice versa?



  • @bstorer said:

    did the weird language lead to the rampant homosexuality, or vice versa?
     

    Neither.

    The butler did it.



  • @dhromed said:

    I just thought y'all might like to know that the Dutch abbreviation for Service Level Agreement is the same as the Dutch word for lettuce.

    So that's wisdom, I guess.

     

    For some strange reason, I recently began thinking about words (in English) where changing the first letter of the word changes the pronunciation of the rest of the word.  For example:

    tomb  bomb  comb

    tone   gone   done

     

    choose   loose

    chose    lose

     

     

     



  • @El_Heffe said:

    For some strange reason, I recently began thinking about words (in English) where changing the first letter of the word changes the pronunciation of the rest of the word.  For example:
     

    Do you know an old poem called "The Chaos" which illustrates this excellently?


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