Hungarian jokes #7

– Mi lesz, ha Teréz sírjára építik a diákszállót?
– ???
– Koleszterin.

– What will it be, if they build a dormitory on Teréz’s grave?
– ???
– Cholesterol. [Literally::: Dorm-on-Teri]

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koleszterin – cholesterol
kolesz – student hostel; dormitory; dorm (slang)
kollégium – student hostel; dormitory
diákotthon – student hostel; dormitory
diákszálló – student hostel; dormitory
internátus – dormitory; boarding school
konviktus – dormitory; boarding house (archaic)

Teri – nickname for Teréz or Terézia
Teréz – Theresa
Terézia – Theresia

otthon – home
szálló – hostel; hotel
szálloda – hotel
hotel – hotel; resort

szállás – accomodation; housing
megszállni (valahol) – to put up (somewhere); to stay for a night at (some house)
megszállni (valakit) – to possess (somebody)
[e.g.: Megszállta az ördög. – He/she has been possessed by the devil.]
megszállni (valamit) – to occupy; to invade (something)
[e.g.: Megszállták Normandia partjait. – They invaded the shores of Normandy.]

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