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Re: milimpulaktasin

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. YHL