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"jIpumpu' 'ej jIHu'laHbe'!"

Translation:I've fallen and I can't get up!

March 19, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vortarulo

I have always thought this phrase originated with the sitcom "Family Matters", but apparently it's from an old American commercial: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27ve_fallen,_and_I_can%27t_get_up!

Hoch jaj Sov chu' ghojlu'! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/syntyche1981

Yes, it was old before I was born.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TARDISToni

I remember when that old commercial was still new. :-/ I even remember the face of the original actress. Was it really only 1989? It seems so much longer ago than that!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/syntyche1981

Funny, I was certain that phrase was floating around before then.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiamDomini

Yup, Grandma lying on the bathroom floor calling for help with a device endorsed by AARP. Very Klingon.

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