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damnable bureaucracy (was: Leaving for a few days)

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Monday, September 10, 2001, 16:37
Tom Wier wrote:

>So, all, it has been a joy, but I fly to Chicago on the morrow, in >roughly six hours. Once I get everything set up there, which could take >anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks, and depending on the >damnable bureaucracy at the University there,
Good luck on your trip and getting Chicago organized. Don't forget the snowshoes.
>Here's an exercise for while I'm gone: how do y'all say "damnable >bureaucracy" in your conlangs? (I would be most interested to hear >by private email as well.)
Not quite; but here's the Kash (kaç) version of an old joke: lani silani kaç krat pekutri hindayi? --kandanjul umit tica --feliyoç umit etengi --micecu re capeçaka Which are the three most dangerous people in the world? -- a thief with a knife -- a Gwr with a book -- a clerk with a little power