May 30th, 2012


Урок английского

A few days ago, President of Ukraine Victor Yanucovich was given some Basic English conversation training before he visits Washington and meets president Barack Obama... The instructor told Victor Yanucovich, when you shake hand with President Obama, please say 'how r u'. Then Mr. Obama would say, 'I am fine, and you?' Now, you should say 'me too'. Afterwards we, translators, will do the work for you.'

It looks quite simple, but the truth is...When Victor met Obama, he mistakenly said 'who r u?' (Instead of 'How r u?'.)
Mr. Obama was a bit shocked but still managed to react with humor: 'Well, I'm Michelle's husband, ha-ha...'
Then Victor Yanucovich replied 'me too, ha-ha....’