It’s Not All Mary Poppins

Lost in Translation

Arthur:    Wha’ these crackers cold?
Mary:     Cold? Are they cold, Arthur?
Arthur:    No, wha’ they cooolld?” (Enunciating carefully for the thick one.)
Mary:     I don’t think they are cold, just normal.
Arthur:    No, not cold, cold!! Wha’s the name of these?
Mary:     Oh. They’re called Saltines, my dear. Just normal crackers.
Arthur:    And what are they going to turn into?

June 24, 2005 - Posted by | Arthur, the things they say!


  1. He can’t have meant gold, now, can he?

    Comment by Dimitra Daisy | May 4, 2006 | Reply

  2. Hello! No, not “gold”. Almost a year later, I’m now used to his peculiar enunciation of vowels. He meant “called”.

    Comment by Mary P. | May 4, 2006 | Reply

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