Wonder and Seth are 19 year old identical
twins - but not at all mentally - where Seth is studious, polite and hard
working, Wonder is lazy, rude and antagonistic - the one thing that they do have
in common is a gift for languages and they are both multi-lingual. In order that
you do not all sit and wonder what Seth and Wonder are talking about, I have
prepared a list of key words with their English translations.
On this particular summer morning, they
are both home from school - Wonder wakes up around 10 o'clock, showers and walks
into the kitchen. Seth is sitting there working on a French crossword puzzle. He
has a different language for each day of the week. Wonder is asking about the
bubbling pots on the stove and Seth replies - in French, of course.
- Cette matin, papa a pris un poulet
dans notre cour - Il l'a tue, et donné â mama. Mama préparé le poulet, le mettre
en deux postes et placés sur la cuisiniêre. Elle est faire de la soupe et le
This just means "This Morning, papa
caught a chicken in our yard - He killed it and gave it to mama. Mama prepared the
chicken, put it in two post and placed them on the stove. She is making soup and
Wonder, being the kind of boy that he
is, loves chicken soup and he
especially loves mommy's couscous, but he also loves to make language soup and
above all tease his big brother (older by 8 minutes,) so he replies in English
but with a little twist - he decides to relate to his brother's statements in
whichever language makes them
- You should be ashamed of yourself talking dirty like that
and telling all these lies. First of all I overheard them talking about it last
night and that was not a chicken, but a rooster - secondly, if daddy caught his
cock in our ass, I should have felt something but I slept like a baby.
- Wonder ...