|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 21, 2007, 14:54|
On 6/21/07, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...> wrote:
> Back in high school, I translated the phrase before I learned any
> other Russian, and came up with слушь when looking up "land" in the
> dictionary. AFAICT, it actually means "listen", and I have no idea
> how I got those wires crossed.
That is, I don't know how I crossed them originally. But my version
got stuck in my head, and even though Ive long since learned the
correct word, the wrong one still tends to pop out when I reach for
that particular phrase.
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>