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Re: by. They Have a Word for It!

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, August 6, 2001, 19:20
Roger Mills scripsit:

> ... ptitsa ...
What's neat about this is that it's a Russian calque of English slang: _ptitsa_ is "bird" in Russian, but in Nadsat has the meaning of "girl". -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter