pip wrote:Good luck Q. Stay calm
Hope it goes well
meerkat wrote:Good luck for that Q! Let us know how you get on!
ChristianBecker wrote:Good luck, Q. Don't eat the interviewer.
Quatermass wrote:How? Not much call for chewing the scenery during an interview.
ChristianBecker wrote:Quatermass wrote:How? Not much call for chewing the scenery during an interview.
Quatermass wrote:Well, why did you suggest that I would eat the interviewer?
ChristianBecker wrote:Quatermass wrote:Well, why did you suggest that I would eat the interviewer?
Because just the other day you said you were an antisocial misanthrope and other such things.
Then there might be the problem of too literal a translation. In German you can say "Don't eat me!" when the opposite is angry or rude towards you. For some reason I can imagine you to get upset when interviewers start to ask stupid questions or similar things. Hene the "Don't eat the interviewer."
Didn't know about chewing the scenery, which added to my confusion.
meerkat wrote:oooh! The overacting!
ChristianBecker wrote:Yeah, we have that, too. Only it's "Don't rip my head off" in German.
(Well, actually it's "Reiß mir nicht den Kopf ab!")
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