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Re: Some help with Latin

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  • caeruleancentaur
    ... I like this notion & have added it to my lexicon as a meaning for êda. Charlie
    Message 1 of 57 , Oct 3, 2007
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      >Adam Walker <carrajena@...> wrote:

      >The Chinese "eat" medicine. Crunch. Crunch. Blluugghhhhh!

      I like this notion & have added it to my lexicon as a meaning for "êda."

      Charlie
    • Benct Philip Jonsson
      ... I think you are mixing up the Weinreichs, father and son. It was father Max who said that a shprakh iz a dialekt mit an armey un flot , which I ve also
      Message 57 of 57 , Oct 10, 2007
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        ROGER MILLS skrev:
        > BP Jonsson wrote:
        >>
        >> I guess my new sig is extremely fitting here...
        >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        >> "C'est en vain que nos Josués littéraires crient à
        >> la langue de s'arrêter; les langues ni le soleil ne
        >> s'arrêtent plus. Le jour où elles se *fixent*, c'est
        >> qu'elles meurent." (Victor Hugo)
        >
        > Hmmm, who has Uriel Weinrich been cribbing from? Wasn't it
        > he who said "a dialect is a language without an army and
        > navy" ? And now this-- seems to me he also said/wrote
        > (somewhere) "The only language that doesn't change is a
        > dead language." :-)))))))

        I think you are mixing up the Weinreichs, father and son. It
        was father Max who said that "a shprakh iz a dialekt mit an
        armey un flot", which I've also been using as a sig.

        /BP 8^)>
        --
        Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch atte melroch dotte se
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        "C'est en vain que nos Josués littéraires crient
        à la langue de s'arrêter; les langues ni le soleil
        ne s'arrêtent plus. Le jour où elles se *fixent*,
        c'est qu'elles meurent." (Victor Hugo)
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