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Bilingual joke
Found on Facebook...

It's not often that you get a joke that works the same in two languages. Just change one letter and instead of Neighbourhood Watch, you get Neighbourhood Witch. You can do the same in Welsh and change Gwarchod y Gymdogaeth to Gwrachod y Gymdogaeth. OK, if you want to be pedantic and picky, there should be more than one witch on the badge because "gwrachod" is plural, but it is still the same joke.

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hrj From: hrj Date: January 12th, 2016 09:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
I confess that there's a special place in my heart for multi-lingual puns. There are some tangled English-Welsh-Elvish ones in Tolkien that it delighted me to notice.
steepholm From: steepholm Date: January 12th, 2016 10:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
Beware Germans bearing Gift.
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: January 13th, 2016 02:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't actually speak German, but I know enough to understand that. :)
kaishin108 From: kaishin108 Date: January 13th, 2016 12:27 am (UTC) (Link)
That is so cute!
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: January 13th, 2016 02:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks. I wish I could have given proper credit to whoever thought up the joke, but Facebook ends to just pass stuff around without proper acknowledgements.
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