odd phrase/translation exercise
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 10, 2005, 0:11|
HEre in the US there is a submarine sandwich chain called "Quizno's",
with an Italian theme, known for toasting its sandwiches.
On the wall in every one of its locations I've seen, there are several
painted-on posters. One of them is a cartoony painting of a waiter
looking back at you with a caption that says "Non sapevo che tu fossi
filosofo". This is Italian for "I didn't know that you were a
It sounds like a typical waiter snarky comeback to a patron, but I was
wondering if that particular phrase or picture had any significance
anyone knew about? Some reference I'm missing?
I also thought it'd make a good translation exercise, especially for a