A funny thing happened on my way

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  • freebooter

    New Member
    hello !

    this is the title of a ironical text concerning trips and the drawbacks of the customs in the airports


    Senior Member
    Southern French

    Une chose étrange (or amusante) s'est passée (or est arrivée) sur ma route, sur mon chemin, sur mon trajet !

    You may give us the whole sentence!

    Keith Bradford

    Senior Member
    English (Midlands UK)
    C'est l'expression type de n'importe quel comique des années 1930-1960. P.ex :

    A funny thing happened to me on my way to the theatre/studio. A man came up to me and said: "Which is the way to the doctor's? I don't like the look of my wife." I said "I'll come with you, I can't stand the sight of mine."

    Copié dans le titre du spectacle (1962) et du film (1966) "A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum". Se traduit quasiment mot à mot, je pense.
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