Oh dear, I don’t think you meant to say that . . .

As my faithful blog readers (Hi Dad!) know, I have a lot of foreign language study under my belt.  The French you’re no doubt aware of, but I also studied Spanish, German, Russian and Hebrew, not to mention the few words of Bahasa Indonesia I picked up when I spent two months there in 1984 working for a law firm that represented Bank Indonesia.  I consider my accumulated skills in those languages to be an asset for my clients: I have often steered clients away from marks that, while innocuous or nonsensical in English, are obscene or otherwise offensive in other languages.

These guys should’ve checked with me first:

Unless, of course, you consider Wiener or PeePee a good brand for a knife.