Monday, December 29, 2014

A Funny Monday Special from Australia "manyana"

MQTlogoa From my Australian/New Zealand friend “Whitesnakes”


Spanish singer Julio Iglesias was on UK television with British TV host Anne Diamond.

He used the word "manyana" (pronounced "man -yana").

Diamond asked him to explain what it meant.

He said that the term means:
"Maybe the job will be done tomorrow;    Maybe the next day;
Maybe the day after that;     Or perhaps next week;    Next month;    Next year.    Who really cares?"

The host turned to Albert Yatapingu from the Gumbaingeri Tribe (aboriginal) who was also on the show.   She asked him if there was an equivalent term in his native language.

Eh" he replied. "In Australia we don't have a word to describe that degree of urgency."


DSC_0019 "Manyana" my new favorite “Quality Time” word.

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Little Johnny gets home from school and says "Dad, I've got a part in the school play as a man who's been married for 25 years."
His Dad replies "Never mind Johnny, Maybe next time you'll get a speaking part manyana!!"

MQTlogoa Have a great day…

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