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37756Re: [Czechlist] TERM: ozvanit

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  • Gerald Turner
    Oct 4, 2008
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      I think bullshit found a home in the British Isles long ago.

      Gerry

      On 04/10/2008, Valerie Talacko <valerie@...> wrote:
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      > I don't think it sounds too American...
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      > There's another phrase along the lines of 'it's not enough to have the gift
      > of the gab,' but it won't come to me.
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Liz Spacilova
      > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 1:43 PM
      > Subject: [Czechlist] TERM: ozvanit
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      > Hi,
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      > In a very casual interview, a person explains "v tom, co delam, se
      > nede nic ozvanit" (z with a hacek). I can only think of "bullshit
      > through" -- "I can't bullshit my way through what I do." But I think
      > that may be too crude and too American. Any other ideas?
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      > Thanks
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      > Liz
      > (guilty of much bullshitting in college)
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