Actually, from several days ago, but it got even funnier today.
Remember that I'm still working on some private letters at work which belong to a friend of M. whom I will call Ö. here. Ö. moved to Germany early in his life and received many letters from his friends at school in Ghana and his relatives, too. So, one of Ö.'s friend's wrote:
I also want you to send your picture [...] for me to remember you every where even when in bed.
Reasons why I laughed:
1) Just because. Obviously.
2) A guy wrote this.
Now, when I told N. about this pretty straightforward approach to Ö., she laughed because of 1) and 2), and added:
3) "Well, he is rather handsome..."
Here, I went like O___O?!, N. googled him for me and let's all be suprised - Ö. seems to be a kind of known linguist in our field of reasearch.
Makes me want to meet him even more! XD
"Seeing this, I forced myself to consciousness, and still lying on the ground I gave the dog an “Azumah Nelson zoom zoom“ blow on the face and it let loose my left arm. ... I managed to get up and suddenly I saw the LIGHT OF GOD which manifested itself as a big garbage pan close to me."
Daniel Sackey's book "Dog Care" is definitely one of my favourite books of this corpus. His writing style (see above) and observational skills ("When you have been bitten by a dog, you usually bleed"...) never fail to