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 thefollowing: >
> 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 Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. Why are there so many Smiths in the Phone Book?
A. Because they all have telephones!
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