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    Another joke I have to translate

    "You know, what they say in the Vatican? Shit happens!"
    Do you have any idea what this joke refers to? I really donīt understand, why this is supposed to be funny... Thanks a lot!

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    Re: Another joke I have to translate

    Can you give more context leading up to the "punch line"?


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    Re: Another joke I have to translate

    unfortunately there is no more context leading up to the punchline- itīs a mother an der son talking about his difficult lovelife, the mother pitying the son, then he answers: you know what they say in the Vatican? As she does not, he answers himself: Shit happens. (to lighten the mood, to end the conversation).

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    Re: Another joke I have to translate

    Quote Originally Posted by Jule_80 View Post
    unfortunately there is no more context leading up to the punchline- itīs a mother an der son talking about his difficult lovelife, the mother pitying the son, then he answers: you know what they say in the Vatican? As she does not, he answers himself: Shit happens. (to lighten the mood, to end the conversation).
    It's a pretty lame joke, but I suppose it's that nobody in the Vatican is likely to say "shit happens", at least not in public.


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    Re: Another joke I have to translate

    Pretty lame, I totally agree! Thanks!

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