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Re: Lexicons and Langauge Borrowing
On Fri, 19 Mar 1999, Andrew Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Mar 1999, Padraic Brown wrote:
> > Well!, having just peeked at the Brithenig Page, I see the name of the
> > country has changed from Principality to Kingdom. Funny the way those
> > things happen. Aha! Something fishy is indeed going on here, as the
> > previous version of the Page and the new differ. Don't let your
> > Constructed Government do this to you! Contact your Member of Parliament
> > now!
> The monarchy's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered
Ah ... now we see the outmoded autocratical tendencies inherent in the
> So there!
Come see the outmoded autocratical tendencies inherent in the system!
Help help! I'm being repr
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> I very good at procrastinating
> (Must...finish...HTML....update...tomorrow!) The latest one hasn't
> completely been tidied up and already another lexicon update is necessary.
> No peace this side of thermodynamics I'm afraid. Which is why no
> announcement was made. Before I go back to putting off procrastinating
> until tomorrow, there are some translations and things I want to
> contribute before I get too far behind.
Hey, why put off til tomorrow what you can put off til the day after?
> Film titles:
> LA VITA E BELLA
> (Lla wid es bel) I would be inclined to have subtitle than a translation.
That's certainly a smart idea for foreign film titles.
> SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
> Salwar ill Sollteir Ryan: To Save the Soldier Ryan.
> SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
> Shakespeare in Afur.
> I think. Shakespeare in Amur (Romantic love), might be more accurate.
> I'm not sure if I should have left out the article or not.
I thought there was a distinction here between romantic love and, well,
> - andrew.