Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Monday, 25 March 2019

It's mildly amusing

that, in the old days,
people were instructed to say cheese
in front of a camera
rather than leer.


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Leer" as in German for "vacuous"?

Wofl said...

No : leer as in "to leer" = "look or gaze in a lascivious or unpleasant way", zu schielen auf Deutsch.

Anonymous said...

I was merely trying to poke fun at the vacuity of forced photo smiles. Clearly my attempt was a bit too far fetched. :)

Wofl said...

Ah, sorry - I'm a real thicko. Nice translingual pun!