CHAT: Rugxa Nano
|From:||Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 29, 2001, 18:04|
Matthew Pearson wrote:
> . . . one of the main characters, Arnold Rimmer, has been studying
> Esperanto for eight years and still can speak a word of it.
Not quite true ...
> He attempts to say "Your father looks like a water buffalo's behind
> and your mother spent most of your childhood between walls and
> sailors", but it comes out "Please send for the hotel porter, there
> seems to be a frog in my bidet".
... he says it quite well. ("Bonvolu alsendi la pordiston: lawsxajne
estas rano en mia bideo. And I think we all know what THAT means.")
Which episode is that?
Anton Sherwood -- http://www.ogre.nu/