Re: CHAT: Dutch dictionary recommendations?
|From:||Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, March 8, 2003, 7:14|
--- Douglas Koller skrzypszy:
> [...] With entries like "wereldbeschouwing" and "zo dof als een
> kwartel"(though I've never particularly thought of "kwartels" as
> "dof", but I digress) [...]
I think you are slightly mistaken here. The expression is: "zo DOOF als een
kwartel", _doof_ meaning "deaf".
> Seemed a bit more academic and a little less so-you're-going-the-
> Hague-this-summer in its approach than the other edition I was
> perusing (whose name I've forgotten).
Hehe. Well, if you *are* going to The Hague this summer, you will probably
stumble upon Christophe there. Better come to Amsterdam (where you might find
P.S. Why are you called "Douglas Koller, Latin & French"?
"Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones
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