Friday, March 13, 2009

Internal European Parliament Survey

What do you think of human being?
  • It is others who make life worth living?
  • We are worth what our values are worth?
  • Our selfish and our altruistic instincts even each other out?
  • We dare not be kind for fear of appearing weak ?
  • Man is to man a wolf?
  • No man is entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent?

I kid you not. Now you must remember that the Parliament has hundreds of native Englsih speakers, plus phalanxes of professional translaters and what not.

Doe it suprise you in the light of this that the legislation is so dire?

HT A friend


Little Red Riding Hood said...

"Man is to man a wolf?"

Oh Granny What Big Teeth You Have!

it's either banned or compulsory said...

" No man is an island ", right ?

Budgie said...

it's either banned or compulsory said: '"No man is an island ", right?'

Yes, that is presumably what they mean.

The sentiment is rubbish, however, because it is demonstrably untrue.

Tweety Pie said...

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat! I did... I did...

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