Re: Theos-World Language problems
May 16, 2008 08:04 AM
The problem with German is that it takes forever to say anything. By the time you get to the verb the other person in the conversation has died of old age.
Chuck the Heretic
From: Konstantin Zaitzev <email@example.com>
Sent: Fri, 16 May 2008 4:11 am
Subject: Re: Theos-World Language problems
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Drpsionic@... wrote:
> German would be impossible!Â No one can understand it,
> least of all the Germans!
There is Ordnung in German!
When I find in some English book a passage which can have double
meaning, I look into the German translation, if it is available, and
in spite of that my knowledge of German is even much worse than of
English, almost invariably I find there a clear expression. I cannot
be sure that the German translator understood English expression
correctly, but at least he succeeded to express his understanding
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