What are you talking about??
Q: Wuz up Abboud?
Q: How's work?
Q: So what're you up to?
A: NoTin much.
Q: و شو في كمان اخبار
Q: شو في اخبار؟
A: What are you talking about?
Q: بسألك شو في اخبار!!
A: I ron't undustan whacha talkin about
Q: شو نسيت العربي؟
A: Ahh that was Erabic .. Yeah man, I can hardly speak it or understand it!
Q: murmuring... الله يرحم قملوه
A: Excuse me?
Q: لا و لا اشي بس بحكي ...... الله يرحم قملُه
A:What do you mean? I don't get it. I don't understand what you're saying
Q: جد نسيت العربي يا عبود؟؟
A: Yeah man, I can't even understand what you're saying!
Q: ما صارلك الا ست تشهر هون
This above discussion, just seems to keep popping up a little too often. What's up with people!!? Can anyone forget their mother tongue like that in 6 months! (sometimes less)! I just can't believe it!
I happen to know some Arab Americans that were born and raised here.... And still don't have this selective amnesia...