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Re: CHAT: Trial of the century?

From:Andrew Smith <hobbit@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 19, 1999, 3:20
On Sat, 16 Jan 1999, vardi wrote:

> Has anyone else noticed a dramatic reduction in flow on the list over > the last few days? >
I've noticed that mail drops off over the weekend and some people may still be recovering from the holidays.
> Could it be that the American participants (and others) are glued to the > televison watching the bizarre events from Washington DC? >
More people are admitting to not watching it on this list than watching it. In NZ it has been relegated to foreign news, five minutes or less air time in total. The world is not interested in punishing philandering politicians. I suspect that one has to be High Republican to find this exciting. Edward and Sophie are probably more exciting for more people than Clinton versus the Evil Republicans.
> Perhaps we could each offer our conlang versions of the
following: >
> 1. I didn't inhale.
Eo aspiraf rhen.
> 2. My own infidelity is quite a different matter.
Mew affiddaltad brobr es oil yn fadeir ddifferent.
> 3. Cigars are for putting in your mouth.
Llo sigar sunt per puner in sew fuch. Can anyone provide the full version of "plus c,a change..." and a literal translation of it. It would be a good phrase to translate. Now onto John's sadistic little story! - andrew. Andrew Smith, Intheologus Q. Why are there so many Smiths in the Phone Book? A. Because they all have telephones! -----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK----- Version: 3.1 GL d+ s-:+ a32 C+ UL P? L E? W++ N+ o-- K- w O M+ V PS++ PE- Y+ PGP- t+* 5+ X- R tv b+++ DI+ D-- G e++ h- !r y- ------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------