bean has this lonely planet german phrasebook that is so funny. i think someone should write a play based on the scenarios in it. here's one example, in the "safe travel/dentist" section:
i have a...
i've lost a filling.
my dentures are broken.
my gums hurt.
i don't want it extracted.
maybe it's just me, but i think this is hilarious. especially the part where the patient looks up the german word for "ouch" in the phrasebook.
there is an extremely x-rated section in the chapter on "social/romance," and amidst the other phrases is this one, my absolute favorite in the whole book:
bevor wir uns naher kennen lernen, muss ich etwas klarstellen. ich bin buchhalter.
which means, "before this goes any further, i must be upfront. i'm an accountant."
scenes from our increasingly deutsch haus: