History Creator / EphraimKishon

26th Nov '17 9:15:11 AM nombretomado
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* UsefulNotes/GermanLanguage: His tip for non-Germans avoiding der/die/das mistakes: Just don't say anything.
** GermanDialects: Translator Friedrich Torberg was from Austria, and the text contains a few austriacisms.
24th Oct '17 6:55:35 PM nombretomado
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* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: Many stories, especially earlier ones, deal with immigrants in Israel having trouble to learn Hebrew. As Kishon quipped, it's almost as easy as [[ChineseLanguage Chinese]], and after three or four years, they'll be perfectly able to say in fluent Hebrew:

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* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: Many stories, especially earlier ones, deal with immigrants in Israel having trouble to learn Hebrew. As Kishon quipped, it's almost as easy as [[ChineseLanguage [[UsefulNotes/ChineseLanguage Chinese]], and after three or four years, they'll be perfectly able to say in fluent Hebrew:
23rd Aug '17 7:52:22 AM GrammarNavi
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* TactfulTranslation: He once did this for a fight between one of his Hungarian relatives and a shopkeeper. He did it so well that they made peace. At the end, he thought he should try the same thing with the USA and the SovietUnion.

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* TactfulTranslation: He once did this for a fight between one of his Hungarian relatives and a shopkeeper. He did it so well that they made peace. At the end, he thought he should try the same thing with the USA and the SovietUnion.[[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]].
5th Jan '17 12:03:07 PM SeptimusHeap
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* AcidRefluxNightmare: Which leads to a row with his wife, and the next time he dreams of [[FreudWasRight Freud]] [[AnAesop who tells him]] not to eat heavy food before sleeping. Too late!

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* AcidRefluxNightmare: Which leads to a row with his wife, and the next time he dreams of [[FreudWasRight Freud]] Freud [[AnAesop who tells him]] not to eat heavy food before sleeping. Too late!



* FreudWasRight: Whenever he puts on his gloves, his wife say "Freud!", implying: He puts on gloves because he subconsciously plans to murder her, and doesn't want to leave evidence. However, when he ''doesn't'' put on his gloves, she also says "Freud!", because [[MortonsFork he only wants to prove subconsciously that he's beyond suspicion.]]
24th Dec '16 3:56:41 PM Gosicrystal
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* DisSimile: Also a trope he was very fond of. Like here:

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* DisSimile: {{Dissimile}}: Also a trope he was very fond of. Like here:



* DistinctionWithoutADifference: When on a ship in stormy waters, Kishon is so desperate he prays: "Oh Lord, I'll even forfeit my life... if only you won't let me die". It works, so to speak.



* NeverLendToAFriend

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* %%* NeverLendToAFriend



* NoExceptYes: When on a ship in stormy waters, Kishon is so desperate he prays: "Oh Lord, I'll even forfeit my life... if only you won't let me die." It works, so to speak.
9th Aug '16 5:21:10 AM Morgenthaler
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** [[OttoVonBismarck Bismarck]] is a herring, Frankfurt a sausage factory and [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte Napoleon]] one of the greatest brandys in world history.

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** [[OttoVonBismarck [[UsefulNotes/OttoVonBismarck Bismarck]] is a herring, Frankfurt a sausage factory and [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte Napoleon]] one of the greatest brandys in world history.
11th Jun '16 10:43:22 PM LordGro
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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Or Ephraim Kishon in this case, his popularity in Germany arguably outshone the one in any of his home countries (Hungary or Israel). Noteworthy especially considering the past between Jews and Germany when he became a renowned writer.

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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Or Ephraim Kishon in this case, his Kishon's popularity in Germany arguably outshone the one in any of his home countries (Hungary or Israel). Noteworthy especially considering the past between Jews and Germany when he became a renowned writer.
24th May '16 5:52:43 PM Ulkomaalainen
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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Or Ephraim Kishon in this case, his popularity in Germany arguably outshone the one in any of his home countries (Hungary or Israel). Noteworthy especially considering the past between Jews and Germany when he became a renowned writer.
30th Jan '16 10:54:38 AM InsomniacWeasel
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* DontCallMeSir: Kishon dreams of meeting the late Austrian emperor Franz Joseph, is struck with awe and stutters, searching for the correct title. The anointed one replies: "No need for this nonsense. Call me Franzl."

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* DontCallMeSir: After visiting Austria, in which people are depicted as being completely obsessed with titles (with even the most common everyday nobody insisting on being called the "Dr. Prof. Duke Baron Von ____ The Numbered") Kishon dreams of meeting the late Austrian emperor Franz Joseph, is struck with awe and stutters, searching for the correct title. The anointed one replies: "No need for this nonsense. Call me Franzl."
20th Jan '16 9:56:24 AM Jhonny
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* ADegreeInUseless: Prof. Dr. Honig who earns so little money in his job as a teacher that he has to sell sweets to the kids. When they tell him that a teacher shouldn't do this, he quite his job.

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* ADegreeInUseless: Prof. Dr. Honig who earns so little money in his job as a teacher that he has to sell sweets to the kids. When they tell him that a teacher shouldn't do this, he quite quits his job.
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