zondag 21 oktober 2007

Zeg maar niets meer........

Ik kon mijn ogen niet geloven:

Je noemt je bedrijf : Flunker B.V. Je werkt internationaal en stelt onder andere ook offertes op in het Engels, terwijl het woord Flunk de volgende betekenis heeft:

flunk - Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

Flunk \Flunk\ (fl[u^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flunked (fl[u^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flunking.] [Cf. Funk.] To fail, as on a lesson; to back out, as from an undertaking, through fear. [1913 Webster] Flunk \Flunk\, v. t.

1. To fail in; to fail to pass (a test, examination, or course of study). [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. To shirk, as a task or duty.

[1913 Webster] Flunk \Flunk\, n. A failure or backing out; specifically (College cant), a total failure in a recitation. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

flunk - WordNet (r) 2.1 (2005) :

flunk n 1: failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report" [syn: failing, flunk] [ant: pass, passing, qualifying] v 1: fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?" [syn: fail, flunk, bomb, flush it] [ant: make it, pass]flunk - Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 : 23 Moby Thesaurus words for "flunk": be found wanting, be unsuccessful, bollix, botch, bungle, bust, come to grief, fail, fail of success, fiasco, flunk out, foozle, go bankrupt, hash, labor in vain, lose, mess, muddle, not come off, not pass, not work, wash out, washout

Echt waar! Roept dit niet associaties op met een biersoort??

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