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Re: Essentialist Explanations, 8.0 edition

From:Dan Seriff <microtonal@...>
Date:Friday, June 22, 2001, 21:54
John Cowan wrote:
> > There is now a separate Italian section, thanks to a whole set > of Italian dialect E.E.'s. > > I need only 8 more explanations to reach 300!
Here's some more: Latin is essentially Greek with all of the interesting bits dropped into the Adriatic. Italian is essentially machine gun fire heard from a long way off. Dutch is essentially what you know to be English, only heard through lots of loud background noise. Russian is essentially an articulated wail. Old English is essentially mispronounced Modern English spoken while wearing armor and carrying a roundshield and sword. -- Daniel Seriff Honesty means never having to say "Please don't flush me down the toilet!" - Bob the Dinosaur


John Cowan <cowan@...>
Danny Wier <dawier@...>