[Sca-cooks] Spanish eggs
lordhunt at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 18:40:00 PDT 2012
Hahahaha, I have never laughed so much reading a sca-cooks message in my
i love it!
On 7/11/12 3:05 PM, sca-cooks-request at lists.ansteorra.org wrote:
> Irrelevantly, this in turn reminds me of a story from a friend of
> mine, whose father is an airline pilot. He was copiloting a flight to
> Guatemala, and in the morning he and the captain ordered breakfast.
> The place they were eating had some combo breakfast called the "plato
> campesino" or something like that, which the captain wanted, but due
> to an allergy to eggs he had to request that they be left out. Not
> knowing how to say allergy (despite it being fairly obvious -
> "alergia") and not wanting to have to ask his copilot for help
> (apparently some pilots are like that), he did the best he could on
> his own. This, reportedly, consisted of declaring that "Quiero el
> plato campesino, pero" - and then, pointing down at his place at the
> table (or at his lap, that naturally being right underneath said table
> setting) - "pero NO HUEVOS AQUI."
> The waiter reportedly offered his condolences.
> (For the non-Spanish-speakers - he ordered the combo "but NO EGGS
> HERE," with "eggs" also having a rather different meaning that comes
> to mind when the person is pointing at his lap.)
> - Jaume
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