Thursday, September 24, 2009

Quote of the Week (Honorable Mention)


"Mariska liaised with American Airline ticket agents on behalf of the entire plane to get a real answer on when the flight was going to leave."

-- Unnamed passenger who happened to be on a delayed flight from L.A. to New York with Mariska Hargitay, simultaneously praising her and proving why so much of America hates people from L.A. and New York

For those of you not from either of these places, allow me to translate for you: "Liaise" means to fucking talk.

(This isn't to say that "liaise" isn't a real word -- only that you're a pretentious tool if you use it in everyday conversation.)

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

When I liaised with your mom about her luscious fruits, she asked me to sample her cornucopia instead. I obliged and showered her with the bounty of my horn of plenty.

Aren't words fun?

Chez said...

That's pretty good actually.

Nick said...

Mickey Hargitay would have done a lot more than fucking talk.

Stephen said...

Excuse me folks, I'll handle this...I play a detective on tv.

Alex said...

There's gotta be some way to incorporate that into a Thanksgiving speech.

Cpt Clown said...

I flew NY => LA last month and the guy at the gate announced that there was a problem with the plane and that passengers who had already gotten on were about to "deboard" the plane.

That's basically like saying "de-enter", or to turn an appliance "un-on" when you're done using it.

Oh jargon, how I love you so. Always makes me think of George Carlin's word bits, and then I get depressed that he's dead, but I digress...