The French have the same sort of culture of punning, playing on words and again, it’s something you presume, or I presumed before I came here, that it was a particularly English thing. English Punnery, but no, you find out when you get here, it’s everywhere, whether that’s the same in German languages and the Spanish languages, I don’t know, I suspect it is. People just like — it’s a creative thing. Language is a like a big paint box.1 It’s different colors, you can mess around with it and mix them up, see what happens. Mix the oil with the water and see what stupid shit comes out that you can squirt on a wall.

  1. Hate The Person You’re Talking About, Language In Which You Dream []
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