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  • Martin Janda
    HI Bob, how about buying another pile of cans and inviting us for a feast? Martin (hoping to be served with a decent dinner in U Buvola pub). ... From:
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      HI Bob,

      how about buying another pile of cans and inviting us for a feast?

      Martin
      (hoping to be served with a decent dinner in U Buvola pub).


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Zdenek_Bobek <zdenek.bobek@...>
      To: <Czechlist@egroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 3:48 PM
      Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Mnam


      > Hey you made me remember,
      > When I was rebuilding my house in Adamov, my wife found out there was a
      big
      > huge stack of cans in the local Pramen. We knew the canned food from
      Prague'
      > s Zahradni mesto self Kvet service shop. It was very tasty pork with
      bamboo
      > in spicy sauce. The etikette read Cinese Pork Meat In S'cchuan Style. The
      > manager of the shop in Adamov wrote on the board on the top of the stack:
      > Cinske maso na cesky zpusob.
      > Nobody wanted to buy that, so after several weeks the price went down by
      > 1,50 Kcs. My wife went there and bought 12 cans. After 3 months or even
      more
      > the price went down to just a half of the price in winter. I went there
      and
      > bought 30 cans! It was not cesky zpusob at all, it was very spicy and
      hot -
      > and for me very good, because I love the S'cchuan style.
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Melvyn Clarke <zehrovak@...>
      > To: <Czechlist@egroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 11:56 AM
      > Subject: [Czechlist] Mnam
      >
      >
      > > >
      > > > On a kiosk notice board - jacked potatoes
      > > >
      > > > In a Chinese restaurant where the menu was translated into
      > > > English - chicken with much room (didn't fancy that one!)
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hmmm, that transfree newsletter has it's moments, Tomas, though I don't
      > like
      > > their literature very much - if you need info on the business side of
      > > translation work, I would recommend "A Practical Guide for Translators"
      > by
      > > Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown - a little out of date now but still full of
      > > useful tips. I'll bring it along this evening.
      > >
      > > One of the less appetizing dishes I have seen on offer here was at a
      kiosk
      > > just behind Tesco's:
      > >
      > > DIABOLICAL FLESH ON TOAST
      > >
      > > Must dash. Have to gorge myself.
      > >
      > > Melvyn
      > >
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