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Re: CHAT: The centre of the temporal universe, was Translation relay
Andrew Smith scripsit:
> Okay, what's a Jacquerie?
A peasant revolt. There wer lots during the Middle Ages, all crushed.
This is the one that succeeded, because of help from the nascent
> We still have a Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, then? My Polish descended
> flatmate will be pleased to hear that. How big is it?
Don't know yet. Tell him I've been reading *Fire and Sword*
by Sienkiewicz (author of *Quo Vadis*), a classic Polish
historical novel about the Commonwealth (in English trans, I hasten
> On American Visions, one American senetor described the Capitol as the
> third biggest domed building in the world, only Saint Peter's of Rome, and
> Saint Paul's of London is bigger. At that moment one of the other people
> watching the programme exclaimed, "So it must be Saint Mary's, then!"
When will they ever learn?
Luckily I just went to a 2-day folk music festival!
> If you get that then you must be old (which means I'll have to type
> slower), or know something about popular music.
Well, guilty on both counts (I'm 41 in a few weeks).
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
e'osai ko sarji la lojban.