Author Archives: Timothy Perille

Fear Proverb

Black, Indian English 18, student 28 April 2011 “Only fear can defeat life” To Aliyah this quote is all about courage. She is a small black girl who grew up in a rough area of town. All her life she was picked on and tossed around so she had to be brave and stand up… Continue Reading »

Polack Joke

Danish English 18, student 20 April 2011 “How do you stop a polish army on horseback? -stop the carousel” Her father taught Christina this joke, they share a liking for Polish jokes. Growing up in Denmark, Polish jokes were common for Christina. She learned from her friends, on TV, and at school. They are passed down,… Continue Reading »

Polack jokes

Danish English 18, student 20 April 2011 “Why did the Polack cross the road? -He couldn’t get his dick out of the chicken” Her father taught Christina this joke, they share a liking for Polish jokes. Growing up in Denmark, Polish jokes were common for Christina. She learned from her friends, on TV, and at… Continue Reading »

Proverb on Success

Danish English 18, student 20 April 2011 “Reap what you sow” To Christina this is particularly important because she has always felt like she does things without thinking. She describes this proverb as “the way I get my dues” meaning she uses this proverb to justify when things go wrong. Christina’s Dad taught her this… Continue Reading »