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26 Nov 2012 02:48 PM   |   9133 clicks   |   Telegraph
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ArkAngel    [TotalFark]  
fandomania.com

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26 Nov 2012 11:16 AM
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Sybarite    [TotalFark]  
The man, only named as Jan, married Monica, his family's former au pair in a previous marriage

I bet the ex-wife is having a good laugh.

26 Nov 2012 11:35 AM
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Radak    [TotalFark]  

Sybarite: I bet the ex-wife is having a good laugh.


I bet she's telling all her friends, "Well I knew that all along."

26 Nov 2012 11:43 AM
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Dead for Tax Reasons     
She's a man, baby!

26 Nov 2012 11:46 AM
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Saborlas    [TotalFark]  
Am I weird for thinking I'd just be disappointed for not being told sooner, rather than freaking the hell out like this guy?

26 Nov 2012 12:17 PM
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Slaxl    [TotalFark]  

Saborlas: Am I weird for thinking I'd just be disappointed for not being told sooner, rather than freaking the hell out like this guy?


To be honest after 19 years I'm not sure I'd care, if it didn't bother me before why should I care? But I'm also glad I'll probably never have to find out if that really is how i'd react.

26 Nov 2012 12:56 PM
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mahuika     

Saborlas: Am I weird for thinking I'd just be disappointed for not being told sooner, rather than freaking the hell out like this guy?


Not just freaking out, but actually beating his wife, according to his statement in the article.

26 Nov 2012 01:21 PM
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Dead for Tax Reasons     

Saborlas: Am I weird for thinking I'd just be disappointed for not being told sooner, rather than freaking the hell out like this guy?


i'm thinking he's mad because not only is she transgender, she's been out on the town whoring it up with other dudes

26 Nov 2012 01:28 PM
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toddalmighty    [TotalFark]  
Except the word Belgium isn't in the headline

26 Nov 2012 01:37 PM
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timujin    [TotalFark]  

toddalmighty: Except the word Belgium isn't in the headline


Belgium, Belgian, whatever. And while subby might be right about this as a Fark headline, I believe I heard the most unnecessary use of the word Belgian in a sentence the other day when someone said mayonnaise is used on "Belgian style French fries"

26 Nov 2012 02:41 PM
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Pro Zack     

timujin: toddalmighty: Except the word Belgium isn't in the headline

Belgium, Belgian, whatever. And while subby might be right about this as a Fark headline, I believe I heard the most unnecessary use of the word Belgian in a sentence the other day when someone said mayonnaise is used on "Belgian style French fries"


way to waffle

26 Nov 2012 02:53 PM
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Lord_Dubu     
I just want to be swatting well rescued.

26 Nov 2012 02:53 PM
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drew is pedal     
He's been eating a manbox. *shudder*

26 Nov 2012 02:55 PM
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99.998er     
Will need pictures of "Manica" before I pass judgement.

26 Nov 2012 02:57 PM
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Rindred     
Belgium? I hardly knew 'em!

26 Nov 2012 03:00 PM
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Day_Old_Dutchie     

26 Nov 2012 03:01 PM
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stevetherobot     
Hey, you need to confine that kind of language to something artistic.

26 Nov 2012 03:05 PM
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PaulieattheTap     

ArkAngel: [fandomania.com image 275x307]

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Done in 1

/ Exactly what I was thinking

26 Nov 2012 03:06 PM
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you have pee hands     
So... is the surgery so good that you really can't tell? This guy was married before, he's got to have some experience.

26 Nov 2012 03:07 PM
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Pants full of macaroni!!     

timujin: toddalmighty: Except the word Belgium isn't in the headline

Belgium, Belgian, whatever. And while subby might be right about this as a Fark headline, I believe I heard the most unnecessary use of the word Belgian in a sentence the other day when someone said mayonnaise is used on "Belgian style French fries"


I know I get stabby when I hear people use "Belgium" as the adjective form (e.g. "Belgium waffles").

/yes, I know, H2G2

26 Nov 2012 03:09 PM
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Englebert Slaptyback     

MISERABLE FAT BELGIAN BASTARDS!

26 Nov 2012 03:13 PM
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sweet-daddy-2     
Belgium Chocolate?

26 Nov 2012 03:17 PM
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imashark     
Did he get a Rory?

26 Nov 2012 03:19 PM
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special20    [TotalFark]  

drew is pedal: He's been eating a manbox. *shudder*


As if he'd never asked himself - "why don't this box taste like all them others?"

26 Nov 2012 03:20 PM
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lohphat    [TotalFark]  
Does the Asian Flu[tm] include vision impairment symptoms?

26 Nov 2012 03:21 PM
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X-Geek     
♫When you're in Belgium you can eat
A lot of mayonnaise with your frites
And no one will say "Hey, that's too much mayonnaise."♫
Link

26 Nov 2012 03:21 PM
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Bronzemom     
Came for the It's a man baby left disappointed.

26 Nov 2012 03:22 PM
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Thirty Foot Smurf     
www.collegemagazine.com

Kitty: "Here's your Belgian waffles!"
Eric: "What's Belgian about them?"
Red: "They crumble in the hands of the Nazis." 

/Image is toasty.

26 Nov 2012 03:23 PM
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Current Resident    [TotalFark]  
Yeah but, is she hot?

26 Nov 2012 03:33 PM
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nucular bum     
"Transgender person discovers husband is Belgian after 19 years."

26 Nov 2012 03:33 PM
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numbone     
" I thought she was an attractive woman, all woman. She had no male traits."

Well except for the way she scratched her empty ball sack.

26 Nov 2012 03:34 PM
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trippdogg     
In his defense, he's Belgian and someone chose to have sex with him - so he's still pretty much ahead of the game.

26 Nov 2012 03:37 PM
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lemming42     

Englebert Slaptyback: MISERABLE FAT BELGIAN BASTARDS!


I had high hopes, leaving satisfied.

26 Nov 2012 03:39 PM
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darth_shatner     
images.dvdsea.com

Not impressed

26 Nov 2012 03:39 PM
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special20    [TotalFark]  

numbone: " I thought she was an attractive woman, all woman. She had no male traits."

Well except for the way she scratched her empty ball sack.


Maybe he should have caught on the first time she said "hey, smell my finger" after doing so.

26 Nov 2012 03:49 PM
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cleveoh     
their marriage started to come under strain when she got a new full-time job.

"Monica began to change very much," he said


Oh, I think some big changes had already happened before that, bud...

26 Nov 2012 03:54 PM
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AssAsInAssassin     
"...his Indonesian wife of 19 years had been born a man."

That's a pretty long gestation period.

26 Nov 2012 03:54 PM
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Zik-Zak     
Belgium

Reported.

26 Nov 2012 03:55 PM
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ShobuZukuri     
d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net

26 Nov 2012 04:00 PM
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MadameX     
Any country that can do this can't be all bad

26 Nov 2012 04:02 PM
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hdhale     
"Even during sex, I never noticed anything," he said.

My compliments to the surgeon and I'm guessing that someone is heading back to Indonesia to tell them so in person at some point in the near future.

26 Nov 2012 04:07 PM
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bulok     

ShobuZukuri: [d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net image 500x421]



Is that the German kid who got his/her treatment before puberty?

26 Nov 2012 04:36 PM
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Wilcutt    [TotalFark]  
That evening came to blows. The police came.

Sooooooo......who won the fight?

26 Nov 2012 04:39 PM
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stevetherobot     

Wilcutt: That evening came to blows. The police came.

Sooooooo......who won the fight?


Douglas Reynholm

26 Nov 2012 04:46 PM
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wambu     
He only became concerned when she started acting lke a dick.

26 Nov 2012 04:49 PM
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Jument     
I am definitely not an expert but I'm pretty sure they can't make an artificial vagina that convincing today, let alone 20 years ago.

26 Nov 2012 05:18 PM
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sunsawed     
Let's not call them anything, Let's just ignore them

26 Nov 2012 05:19 PM
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iron de havilland    [TotalFark]  

Pants full of macaroni!!: timujin: toddalmighty: Except the word Belgium isn't in the headline

Belgium, Belgian, whatever. And while subby might be right about this as a Fark headline, I believe I heard the most unnecessary use of the word Belgian in a sentence the other day when someone said mayonnaise is used on "Belgian style French fries"

I know I get stabby when I hear people use "Belgium" as the adjective form (e.g. "Belgium waffles").

/yes, I know, H2G2


H2G2? In Life, the Universe and Everything, there's the Rory award, for

'The Most Gratuitous Use Of The Word "fark" In A Serious Screenplay. It's very prestigious.'
'I see', said Arthur, 'yes, and what do you get for that?'


But that's just because the US publishers were a bunch of pussies.

Censorship

This book is the only one in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series to have been censored in its U.S. edition.[4] The word "asshole" is replaced with the word "kneebiter", and the word "shiat" is replaced with "swut". Possibly the most famous example of censorship is in Chapter 22 and 23, which in the U.K. edition mentions that a Rory was an award for the Most Gratuitous Use of the Word 'fark' in a Serious Screenplay. In the U.S. edition, this was changed to "Belgium" and the text from the original radio series describing "Belgium" as the most offensive word in the galaxy is reused.

26 Nov 2012 05:26 PM
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Diogenes Teufelsdrockh     
Just how mannish was his ex if this was an upgrade for him?

26 Nov 2012 05:54 PM
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Elegy     

Diogenes Teufelsdrockh: Just how mannish was his ex if this was an upgrade for him?


They're called "traps" in the common parlance for a reason. As we see here.

26 Nov 2012 06:22 PM
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