By Languages - 24/04/2017 09:58 - United States - Irving

Today, while eating in a Mexican restaurant, I asked the waitperson how the drink my husband ordered was pronounced in Spanish. She replied, "Vodka Martini." FML
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OP here. What a surprise, my first published FML! Being a Mexican restaurant, all of the employees there were Mexican. I try to keep up on my Spanish and wanted to know the translation. This one turned out to be rather easy to remember. Cheers!

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Druu 53

I think the point is there is no Spanish translation. In terms of etymology, "vodka" is Russian and "martini" is Italian.

Druu 53

Senora, nos dicemos "jugo gringrita"!

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I'll bet she said "bodka." That's hilarious!

whisperskeep 8

Really? Don't expect that everyone working at a culture restaurant knows said language.

Druu 53

I think the point is there is no Spanish translation. In terms of etymology, "vodka" is Russian and "martini" is Italian.

Druu 53

Senora, nos dicemos "jugo gringrita"!

Be sure to reply bilingually too with "¡¿No?!"

OP here. What a surprise, my first published FML! Being a Mexican restaurant, all of the employees there were Mexican. I try to keep up on my Spanish and wanted to know the translation. This one turned out to be rather easy to remember. Cheers!

congrats on your first published FML. at least now you know a vodka Martini is a vodka martini in any language

flyinglittleducks 7

But not everyone working in a Mexican restaurant is Mexican...? Please stop being so ignorant.

United Airlines 2

"Waitperson"?...

Haha yeah thats the one thing that stood out for me....guess with the times its safer. you never know how one identifies themselves. Yeah a name is a name no matter what language

Gwengreen 6

It is called Google translate. I assume you have a cell phone. Then you don't sound like an ignorant moron. A FML for you? Moe for her that she gets these dumbs questions too frequently.

This was actually back before cells were available.

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