Internationalization. The process of making software adaptable to the requirements of different human languages, local customs, and character string encodings.
(There are 18 characters between the first "i" and the last "n".)
With Microsoft Word 2003's great i18n features, translating documents from Arabic into Japanese is child's play.
Readily realizable assets. Beer money.
Tube passenger 1: "Come with us, man."
Tube passenger 2: "Nah, low on readies, man."
The best thing about the English is that we're not bad at understatement.
"That multiple orgasm was quite nice actually."
(U.S.) Eat without pausing to chew.
I was so hungry I just inhaled that Big Mac.
Expression of sympathy from someone who does not fully share your pain.
Man: Why are you crying?
Woman: You just told me you don't feel that way about me any more.
Man: Hey, nobody died.
The dizzy heights of power.
"You've entered the fuckoffosphere. Congratulations"
1. The meeting time you proposed is not yet blocked out in my calendar.
2. The joke you sent me may prove offensive or incomprehensible to persons from other geographical regions, but because I am from California I find it funny.
1. Tuesday at 11? Works for me.
2. A guy walks into a bar in Alabama and orders a white wine. All the hillbillies sitting around the bar look up, expecting to see some pitiful Yankee from the north.
The bartender says, “You ain’t from around here, are ya?”
The guy says, “No, I’m from Canada.”
The bartender says, “What do you do in Canada?”
The guy says, “I’m a taxidermist.”
The bartender says, “A taxidermist? What in tarnation is a taxidermist? Do you drive a taxi?”
“No, a taxidermist doesn’t drive a taxi. I mount animals.”
The bartender grins and hollers, “It’s okay boys. He’s one of us.”