|From:||Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 2, 2001, 23:19|
On Thu, 3 May 2001, daniel andreasson wrote:
> Aidan Grey wrote:
> > No offense intended, but every time I see
> > "milimpulaktasin", I swear it says "Rumpelstiltskin".
> Well, it does mean "beautiful red bird" in Nakiltipkaspimak,
> but I could make "Rumpelstiltskin" a homophonous word. I
> doubt anyone would mix those two up. :)
> And what the funk is "Rumpelstiltskin" anyway? :-?
Would Rumpelstilzchen (the German form, I *think*) be more familiar?
From a fairy tale.