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Re: Uusisuom language (Online lesson)

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Thursday, March 29, 2001, 19:06
> > I know for a fact that most Eastern Europeans loathe the Russian language > > and anything to do with Russia with an incredible passion. If anything at > > all, the only thing any Easterner would say to a Russian in Russian would > > be /job' tvoju matj/. > > <choke> > Thanks to a Philip Jose Farmer in which what I think is an? analogous > Russian phrase (rendered possibly ebi tvoju mat, but I don't swear to it > since I read the book 8+ years ago), I almost understood that.
We're probably thinking the same thing here =)
> > But wouldn't it be really difficult to scratch *all* Russian language > influences, especially if your own language is in the same family...? > (I'm not saying it's not possible, I'm just a bit puzzled.) >
Linguistically speaking, yes, but as far as, say, the average Slovak is concerned, he's a Slovak, he speaks Slovak, and the Russians can all go sod off... -------ferko Ferenc Gy. Valoczy Suurt chugunikka peene ahjo suhe et toukka. Virtual Votia - Vaddjamaa Internetaza: railways page: 25kV 50Hz: