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Re: The "If you call me insane again..." page, at long last!

From:Dan Sulani <dnsulani@...>
Date:Sunday, July 22, 2001, 17:32
On 21 July, Dan Seriff wrote:

>Some of you may remember several months ago, when several people >translated the phrase "If you call me insane again, I'll eat your other >eye." (which was in my .sig file at the time) into their own languages. >Well, I've finally gotten the time and motivation to webify it, and it's >up! It's at >"">. Check it >out, and submit your traslations.
I think I must have missed it the first time around. As long as second chances are being offered, here is what I just submitted for rtemmu: (it's a bit long, even after dropping redundant rate-of-change markers, but then, that seems to be rtemmu's character.) Anyhow in rtemmu it is: liraskehskehs mhu zuv awa'kmkuhknuhkhe kehs itihk auwe, lulive itihk kehs ukinhe mhuxere koyaifolo`gpasho`sax auni! li = all can observe ras = repetition kehs (first) = all are objectively changing at a "normal" rate kehs (second) = "you" are objectively changing at a "normal" rate mhu = 2nd person singular zuv = (what follows) is objectively changing too slow to notice awa'k = look here! o`g = compounding particle mkuhknuhk = insane -he = with respect to kehs = (what follows) is objectively changing at a "normal" rate itihk = 1st person singular auwe = if luli = all will observe ve = soon ukin = eat -xere = possive (mhuxere = your) kofol = sense organ -yai- = infix relating to sight, thus "koyaifol" = eye pasho` = yet, remaining -sax = cessation of process auni = then (as in "if...then" ) notes on pronounciation: o` = [O] eh = [E] uh = [V] or [@] ih = [I] sh = [S] ' = [?] Dan Sulani -------------------------------------------------------------------- likehsna rtem zuv tikuhnuh auag inuvuz vaka'a. A word is an awesome thing.