The ladies and gents are selling German goods for the next week. But neither the staff nor the customers are warming up to the lederhosens. In order to boost the German spirit, the floor gets out some German wine and dresses up for a folk dance. The question is, will Mr.Grace approve? Written by
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Mr. Grainger comments on the cold weather to the German customer shopping for a coat. The man asks, "Wie bitte?" (pronounced "vee bee-te") to which Mr. Grainger responds, "Ooh, absolutely bitter!" "Wie bitte" actually means "Pardon/Excuse me." See more
Mr. Lucas and Mr. Humphries clink their beer mugs together and both are supposed to shatter, but only Mr. Lucas' does. Mr. Humphries then breaks his mug with his hand to complete the joke. See more
[discussing the German signs
One dear old lady customer of mine got a terrible shock. She was caught short and walked straight through the door marked "Herren".
You should have directed her to the door marked "Damen".
I didn't have time. She saw the word "Her" and was off!
And I'm here to tell you that she won't make the same mistake again.