Re: [Czechlist] Re: sweet vs. desert
- On Sunday, October 3, 2004, at 02:52 PM, Terminus Technicus wrote:
> I was trying to say that as I am using informal BritEng in those bitsThat's probably true. Make sure they're internationally
> (what I learned around building sites in various parts of England,
> well, only a small part of what I learned there), it would sound odd
> if I suddenly changed into American in the formal part of the report..
understandable, though. Some British translations of Svejk are almost
incomprehensible in parts and therefore not funny.
> East Enders is a soap opera, people put on fake working-classI have an odd feeling I've seen it on TV here and didn't know what it
> (possibly East London, I wouldn't know) accents in it...
Thanks for the explanation.
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- to add a little to this tasty conversation - we have several places
in town selling frozen custard. Very delicious and fattening, tastes
like thick, full bodied ice cream. That makes the idea that custard
is eaten warm go out the window:)
--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "jsyeaton" <jsyeaton@y...> wrote:
> Work a little slow, Simon?
> --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "raesim" <rachelandsimon@q...>
> > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "raesim" <rachelandsimon@q...>
> > wrote:
> > > > So vanilla pudink mix is basically identical to British
> > > > custard powder.
> > >
> > > The difference is in how they tend to be eaten: pudink cold
> > > congealed and on its own, custard hot and runny and on top of
> > > something.
> > Of course, custard is eaten cold and congealed in trifle and
> > caramel. And I think it's delicious on its own...
> > Simon