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|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 11, 2001, 11:54|
En réponse à John Cowan <cowan@...>:
> "Shot" comes to mind, as in "This lightbulb is shot".
> "Rotten" definitely doesn't have the right semantics at all.
> But in some registers "fucked" serves this purpose too.
OK, I'll try to remember "shot". "Fucked" has the problem of being extremely
unpolite, while "foutu" is just slightly unpolite.
> Well, the film "Jeu de cons", when it was shown here,
> was given an English title involving "fools", but I can't remember it
The problem with "fool" is that it corresponds only to a small part of the
semantic domain of "con". But it's true that until then, it's the best
equivalent I met.
PS: What happened to the title of this thread?