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Artist-in-Residence at Chez Firth Thursday (10/8/09) 9:16am - ... wherein Spanish is really going for it, isn't it?
Welcome to this week's installment of "Spanish for Everyday Situations".
This week's situation: "Your friend is being shagged by a rare parrot." ( innocentsmith requested this topic after Mark Carwardine had an unfortunate run-in with a kakapo while filming Last Chance to See 2. You want video? Here is video.)
I will stop laughing just as soon as this stops being funny.
Voy a dejar de reír tan pronto como esta deja de ser gracioso.
This may go some way to explaining why the parrot is endangered in the first place.
Esto puede explicar por qué el loro está en peligro en primer lugar.
Right now, there are people in Japan who deeply, deeply envy you.
Ahora mismo, hay gente en Japón que te profundamente, profundamente envidio.
It looks like you're making out with a very excited Muppet.
Parece que te mete mano con un Muppet muy entusiasmado.
I know you want to complain, but do NOT open your mouth right now.
Sé que usted quiere quejarse, pero NO abra la boca ahora.
Perhaps this is why pirates kept parrots around for those long ocean voyages.
Tal vez por eso los piratas llevado loros en los largos viajes por mar.
The way this day is going, maybe we should cancel seeing the elephants today.
Cómo van las cosas, tal vez deberíamos cancelar ya los elefantes de hoy.
This is so going on youtube.
Esto es para ir en YouTube.
Note: As always, these 'translations' are basically just Google Translator output, so corrections are welcome.
This is DECIDEDLY less amusing if you have worked in a walk through aviary with lorikeets.
which may be the horniest little bastards in the animal kingdom. "oh look, a ladybird! oh look, a boy bird! oh look, your shoes! oh look, your HAND." Clydesdales, by the way, are occasionally also...excitable. The zoo department was a very interesting place to work.
"Oh look, a Clydesdale!"
«¡Mira, un Clydesdale!»