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Currency, watermelons

From:Matt McLauchlin <matt_mcl@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 5, 2000, 16:02
> >ObConlang: What do y'all call currencies in your languages, if any such > >exist?
The isik [ísik], which is divided into 50 pishka [picka] (singular = pishk).
>Some red-blooded Americans feel that anyone who calls upon government >to step in the way of progress and impose regulations upon business (even >environmental ones) must be a Communist (just listen to Rush Limbaugh rant >about environmentalism). Likewise, the Esperantists, with their talk of >"one world" and the organization of club "cells" that Esperantists form, >suggest to the uninitiated "Communist sympathies." In fact, we in America >have a long history of hysterically declaring everything unfamiliar to be >tainted with "Communism." Even the word "socialism" has negative >connotations here in America.
That's exactly it. Blessed be, Écartons ces romans Matt McLauchlin qu'on appèle systèmes, GM18, Montreal, Canada Et pour nous éléver English/français/esperanto descendons dans nous-mêmes. icq: 4420218 -Voltaire _________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at Share information about yourself, create your own public profile at