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Re: [Czechlist] Re: Help: vicemistr

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  • James Kirchner
    AH! Now it s clear. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 16, 2009
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      AH! Now it's clear.

      On Aug 16, 2009, at 3:42 PM, coilinoc wrote:

      > Thanks, Jamie
      > "solver medallist" was actually a typo on my part. I meant to write
      > "silver medallist"... ;-)
      > c.
      >
      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner <jpklists@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I think "runner-up" would be correct. "Vice champion" doesn't sound
      > > like native English to me, and "solver champion" is meaningless and
      > > mysterious. I would have no idea what "solver" meant in that
      > context.
      > >
      > > Jamie
      > >
      > > On Aug 16, 2009, at 3:02 PM, coilinoc wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hi there,
      > > > Am I right in thinking this would be a runner-up in English (or
      > > > possibly "solver medallist" in some contexts? I only ask because I
      > > > got a disconcertingly large amount of hits for "vice-champion"
      > even
      > > > though the expression sounds very odd to my ears...
      > > > Brgds
      > > > Coilin
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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