stolen eye

Linguistic Mishaps

By Dylan | Published July 9, 2013 | Full size is 256 × 288 pixels

During the last bout we had with amoebas, we learned that the Guatemalans make tea from the leaves of a tree here to kill the parasites and soothe the stomach. Our house mom was cutting branches from the neighbor’s tree to make us tea. In trying to joke, we told her that she stole the neighbor’s eyes. Her immediate confusion led us to realize that we had not said leaves as we had intended. She still made us tea despite our bogus accusations.

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