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Cow by cow | 牛一頭ずつ

March 27, 2011

From the 365 Day Hebrew Art Project:

פרה, פרה

Pronunciation: Pah-RAH, pah-RAH
Definition: Direct translation is “Cow, cow,” but it means “one by one”,
“take things one at a time”, etc


A friend who once worked at airport security here in Israel told me a story of one of her old co-workers. When some restless passengers tried to push through the security gate one after the other, she blurted to them in English, “Cow by cow please!” This was met with confused and offended looks, of course.

くぐろうとした時、彼女の同僚は思わず英語で「Cow by cow please!(牛一頭ずつお願いします!)」

Much love,

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 28, 2011 9:26 pm

    This is my favorite artwork so far! Very cute.

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