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  • Marcela
    John, I bow in admiration - thanks for the linguistic acrobatics....I do not want to say you are a cunning linguist (one of my favorite puns in English...hope
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      John, I bow in admiration - thanks for the linguistic acrobatics....I do not
      want to say you are a cunning linguist (one of my favorite puns in
      English...hope I'm not too expressive myself)

      Marcela

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      Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2000 8:22 PM
      Subject: Re: [Czechlist] advertising


      > In a message dated 07/Jun/2000 15:00:59 GMT Daylight Time, amoeba@...
      > writes:
      >
      > > any ideas how to deal with the word "fandidlo" and "tleskadlo"
      >
      > Marcela,
      > This calls for original thought. My suggestion for fandidlo would be
      > fandangle, which has the advantage of being similar-sounding, as well as
      > incorporating the word fan and the equally expressive dangle. Also, it's
      not
      > a nonsense word: fandangle means a crazy ornament, which is exactly what
      this
      > is.
      > Regarding tleskadlo, how about claphandle (clap-handle). Again, this is
      > expressive, and, like the Czech original, almost rhymes.
      > Just an idea.
      >
      > John
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