Re: CHAT: better than others (late reflection)
|From:||Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 31, 2000, 18:53|
On Fri, 31 Mar 2000, yl-ruil wrote:
> And wrote:
> > And they invented Ikea.
> Bastards. Let all Britain rise up against this foul tyrrany!
> > And they're proud of it! The hangar of horrors
> > hulking in my borough of Brent is brazenly painted blue with a gigantic
> > yellow cross on it.
> > [ObConlang: Can that last sentence be relatively easily fashioned into
> > anglosaxon verse...?]
> I'm no scop, but I'll have a go:
> Þæt ærn tergaþ yfele in minre burh
> Man him bleawfag hiwed
> Mid regngreate rode geolwe.
Oh! Gorgeous, gorgeous!
> British (i.e. non Ikea-purchasing British collaborators) too, methinks.
I must admit to have eaten my dinner (and lunch and breakfast, too)
from an Ikea table for years. It has gone now, given over the the wild
winds and rains in the garden, since we have an enormous old teak table
now. But I still rest my well-earned glass of beer on an Ikea benchlet...
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