Story From The Japanese Embassy In US!!! - CiteHR
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This is a true story from the Japanese Embassy in US!!!
A few days ago, Prime Minister Mori was given some Basic English conversation training before he visits Washington and meets president Barack Obama...
The instructor told Mori Prime Minister, when you shake hand with President Obama, please say 'how r u'.
Then Mr. Obama would say, 'I am fine, and you?' Now, you should say 'me too'. Afterwards we, translators, will do the work for you.'
It looks quite simple, but the truth is...
When Mori met Obama, he mistakenly said 'who r u?' (Instead of 'How r u?'.)
Mr. Obama was a bit shocked but still managed to react with humor:
'Well, I'm Michelle's husband, ha-ha...'
Then Mori replied 'me too, ha-ha....’
Then there was a long silence in the meeting room

haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa good joke...but liked it,... it can always be true...***** our politician also might be doing the same..
Hi Folks,
Thanks for sharing such a good & practical example of miscommunication.
I keep on reading different emails & comments on differents subjects sent by you folks. Its very useful & gives food for brain & also increases the knowledge level.
Thanks & keep on posting.
Thanks & regards,
Helical

It is funny but it is not a true story I thought. Well, Mr Mori had already retired when Obama became USA president. So the incident was impossibly happened with Mori.
hi, i don;t know whether it is true story or not but i heard it from one of my frend that y post it,may be it is not true but good & learn-able joke so enjoy it. Thanks, Nilesh
Hi, I just cant believe it, but a good spontaneous reply by obama, hahhahahah.Keep posting such good one.
Comeon!!! This is not a true story.
Thanks to azmat.hafeez.
please follow the link snopes.com: Yoshiro Mori and Barack Obama
Thanks & Regards

Are you sure this is true story, I have read the same joke on Clinton and Japenese president of that time. Just writing it is a TRUE STORY, does n't make it a true story. Neither do ' think that these highl level officials need basic english communication training, common they are running a country not a small company.
Any way, good joke, but definitely not a TRUE STORY

Hi Nilesh, Its Very Funny, It’s very Good example of miscommunication, keep posting this kind of things keep it up,

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