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Denglish 78: My German Wife Asks Me Not to Strike Her Loins

Back in early 2012, The Wife and I were watching a movie in our living room. I can’t remember now, but it was probably a chick flick like Sex and the City 2 or Eat Pray Love — something my wife forced me to add to my Netflix queue, forever sullying its masculine streak of pure, testicle-powered entertainment. (Wait, that sounded like gay porn, didn’t it.)

So, sometime during the second half of the movie, I stood up to get a glass of water from the kitchen, swatted my wife’s thigh and asked, “Would you like anything while I’m up?”

She replied calmly, without turning her gaze from the TV screen.

THE WIFE: “Please don’t slap my fat meat.”

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Denglish 50: The German Renames a Famous Scotsman

One weekend in August, The Wife and I put a Netflix movie into our DVD player and settled onto the couch as the trailers began. The first one was for some silly re-release of the Star Wars prequels, in which Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is seen prancing about with his glowing lightsaber at full salute.

THE WIFE: “What is his name? George McGuire?”

ME: “Yes.”

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