Wiktionary:Christmas Competition 2009/November 29

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I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm a baker.
How's it going?
Sometimes things get really mixed up
5 pts. 50 Xylophone Players talk 23:38, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I work in a recycling plant.
How's it going?
Sometimes our batteries are given out free of charge.
5 pts. 50 Xylophone Players talk 23:34, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm a carpenter's apprentice
How's it going?
God awful...people are constantly calling on the carpet
5 pts. 50 Xylophone Players talk 23:30, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm running a dog kennel.
How's it going?
Not too good: it's going to the dogs.
5 pts.AugPi (t) 22:41, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm a professor at UC Davis.
How's it going?
The lectures are straight from the horse's mouth.
5 pts.AugPi (t) 21:11, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I make calculators
How's it going?
Great. You can really count on the products
15 pts. Rising Sun 19:18, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Я работаю в орнитологическом институте (I work in the ornithological institute.)
How's it going?
Весь день я галок считаю. (All the day long I count jackdaws.)
5 pts. The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 19:16, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Je fais les greffes de mains. (I do hand transplants.)
How's it going?
Pas mal. J'ai acheté l'entreprise de quelqu'un, qui venait de l'acheter de quelqu'un d'autre. On dirait que l'entreprise change souvent de main (Not bad. I bought the business of off someone, who'd just bought it from another. You could say it often changes hand.
15 pts. Rising Sun 18:58, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I do hand transplants
How's it going?
Not bad. I bought the business of off someone, who'd just bought it from another. You could say it often change hand.
15 pts. Rising Sun 18:58, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Je fabrique des canots truffés de trous (I make hole-ridden boats)
How's it going?
Pas bon. Il prend l'eau (Not great, it's taking in water)
15 pts. Rising Sun 18:45, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm an unsuccessful dentist.
How's it going?
I'm living hand-to-mouth.
5 pts. Ƿidsiþ 18:44, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I am Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England.
How's it going?
It's a licence to print money.
15 pts. Ƿidsiþ 18:42, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Je vend des deltaplanes. (I sell hang gliders)
How's it going?
Pas bon. Elle bat de l'aile (not great, it's flapping a wing)
15 pts. Rising Sun 18:35, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I organise parties for schoolkids
How's it going?
Great. It's child's play
5 pts. Rising Sun 18:28, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
J'organise des fêtes pour des écoliers (I organise parties for schoolchildren)
How's it going?
Super. C'est vraiment un jeu d'enfant (it's child's play)
15 pts. Rising Sun 18:26, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Je fait cuire des tartes à pruneaux (I make prune pies)
How's it going?
Pas bon. Les tartes me font chier (Not great. They make me shit)
5 pts. Rising Sun 18:18, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Je fabrique des divans en pâtes (I make pasta sofas)
How's it going?
Super. On pourrait dire que si on en achetait, on aurait le cul bordé de nouilles (Great. You could say that if you bought one, you'd have your ass framed with noodles
5 pts. Rising Sun 18:12, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
je fabrique des calculatrices (I make calculators)
How's it going?
Super. On peut compter sur le produit (you can count on the product)
5 pts. Rising Sun 18:08, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
Building tea-cup rides.
How's it going?
Super. Je suis dans mon assiette (I'm in my plate)
5 pts. Rising Sun 18:06, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
transmogrifying humans into farm animals
How's it going?
pas bon, les clients deviennent chèvre (not great, the clients are becoming goats)
5 pts. Rising Sun 18:01, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I've opened a pig farm.
How's it going?
It brings home the bacon.
15 pts. ALGRIF talk 17:37, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I sell chewing tobacco.
How's it going?
Great. I reckon I'll be quids in.
5 pts. ALGRIF talk 17:07, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
It's an alternative underground transport system.
How's it going?
Not very well. In fact it's going down the tubes.
5 pts. ALGRIF talk 16:47, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I signed up for a deep-sea-diving class.
How's it going?
I'm in over my head.
5 pts. L☺g☺maniac chat? 15:11, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm a lumberjack.
How's it going?
I've sure got my work cut out for me.
5 pts. L☺g☺maniac chat? 15:11, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I developed a car that runs on urine
How's it going?
Dreadful. People keep taking the piss!
15 pts. SemperBlotto 15:00, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm an accountant in a very prestigious company.
How's it going?
We're bankrupt, by all accounts
15 pts. 50 Xylophone Players talk 14:58, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I make English and American football teams meet
How's it going?
It turns out to be on a different ballpark
5 pts. \Mike 11:35, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I own 2 soccer teams but all my players have been arrested in the corruption scandal.
How's it going?
It was a Catch-22.
5 pts. Mutante 11:10, 29 November 2009 (UTC)
I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm Albert Einstein and they found out my wife wrote all my theories.
How's it going?
It was about time.
5 pts. Mutante 10:53, 29 November 2009 (UTC)
I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I make buoyancy aids.
How's it going?
It keeps my head above the water.
15 pts. Conrad.Irwin 10:38, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm a gardener for a wealthy patron.
How's it going?
I'm raking it in.
25 pts. Ƿidsiþ 10:34, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm the president of the British Sign Language Association.
How's it going?
I'm making money hand over fist.
5 pts. Ƿidsiþ 10:26, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I make inflatible chess-sets
How's it going?
Just swell thanks — as the actress said to the bishop
15 pts. Conrad.Irwin 10:13, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm supervising the building of a second Channel Tunnel. We've got one team drilling from the French side, and another team drilling from the English side.
How's it going?
I'm making ends meet.
15 0 pts. (SB just beat me to it.) Ƿidsiþ 10:09, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I make long rulers for school teachers.
How's it going?
Well across the board
15 pts. Conrad.Irwin 09:35, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I've invented the RoboWaiter3000, an android who will make all restaurant serving staff obsolete.
How's it going?
It puts food on the table.
25 pts. Ƿidsiþ 09:27, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I've invented a new automatic coupling device
How's it going?
It makes ends meet
5 pts. SemperBlotto 10:06, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

I've got a new business.
What's your business?
I'm writing a freely-licensed collaborative dictionary.
How's it going?
It's true what they say: a camel is a horse designed by a committee.
15 pts. Dominic·t 10:45, 29 November 2009 (UTC)