Why did the Chef kill himself?
Because he lost his huile d'olive!
I love this one. :D
During WWII, two German spies walk into a bar. They agreed before that they won't ask for Schapps as the locals would find it suspicious. So one of them orders in perfect English: "I would like two martinis, please!" "Dry?" asks the barman. "Sch***e, warum drei, ich möchte nur zwei!"
These ones are funny:http://www.proz.com/forum/fun_with_language/219142-bilingual_jokes.html (edit: well the first one is)
Ah, Prash got my favorite joke. I originally heard it as written below, with the heaviest German accent you can muster: Vot did Zigmund Ffffreud say vos de differenze between FEAR und SEX? Funf!
I like this Spanish sutra (I might have found it at this site, I can't remember) El cambio es inevitable, excepto cuando se trata de de una máquina expendedora. – Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
Check out this site: http://home.ccil.org/~cowan/essential.html
Here are some examples for the languages here on Duolingo:
English is essentially a West Germanic language that's trying very hard to look like a Romance one. -- Andreas Johansson
German is essentially a language developed by a group of Teutons who gathered in the forest one day to come up with a language that their enemies would have no chance of grasping. -- Jeff Lowery
Spanish is essentially Italian spoken by Arabs. -- Benct Philip Jonsson
French is what happened when Germans tried to learn Latin and said "screw it." -- Charles Lavergne
Italian is Latin that's had a bottle of wine. -- John "Serge" Beeler
Portuguese is Spanish spoken by a drunken Frenchman. -- vacapinta