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From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, June 11, 2001, 11:25
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:

> "Rotten" is the word that comes to mind, though I'm not sure it fits the > meaning. Can anyone think of an English word meaning "broken, without hope of > ever fixing it", which would also show the anger of the person pronouncing the > word, and be slightly unpolite? (but only slightly, it's not the worst swear > word you can find :) )
"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.
> About that, if anyone can find me an English > equivalent of the French word "con" (and I don't mean the old meaning "vagina", > but the modern meaning) and it's feminine version "conne", I'd be most grateful > to him/her.
Well, the film "Jeu de cons", when it was shown here, was given an English title involving "fools", but I can't remember it exactly. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Re:_Carash=E1n? =2.0 - a sample text