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T’auld sod … Wer hat uns verraten? … The Afrikaaners say ‘koop’ 11th of March, 2008 POST·MERIDIEM 05:13
I will be in Ireland for a week from Thursday, but am booked out until Saturday evening. Shout if you’re there and you’d like to catch up!
In other news, a German left-winger and släm poet, disenchanted with the SPD, picks up an old Communist refrain, and it gets distributed on Youtube:
(Note, not remotely funny unless you have some exposure to German politics. And speak German.)
Word of the day; купить is Russian for “to buy”, and, via Gothic, is cognate with German kaufen, meaning the same thing.
Last comment from Aidan Kehoe on the 14th of March at 16:08
Cool, Ste; I’ve sent mail to your yahoo.co.uk account (well, at least the one listed at Livejournal). If that doesn’t get through, my phone number is +49 17629790810.
Hopefully the last IRC log in a long time I post here 4th of March, 2008 POST·MERIDIEM 10:05
*** tatica (n=tatica@nelug/designer/tatica) has joined channel #linguistics <kehoea> tatica, ♥ <kehoea> cómo estás? <tatica> :O <tatica> bien cielo... como estas tu? <saimazoon> a heart, kehoea? <saimazoon> you’re not gaining his favour in that way <saimazoon> her * <kehoea> estoy bien, gracias, pero tengo que estudiar más <kehoea> saimazoon, we need to campaign to get the spurting pеnis added as a code point to Unicode <saimazoon> hahaha <saimazoon> so that you can show it to the girls, right? <kehoea> the most effective way seems normally to get it added to a national standard <kehoea> and thence the Unicode people are prepared to accept almost anything <kehoea> cf. lots of the non-Kanji Japanese glyphs <kehoea> saimazoon, I propose that we travel to Tajikistan <saimazoon> we’ll push them to accept our teary pеnis <saimazoon> I’m ready for that, kehoea <kehoea> and talk the local standards committee into revising KOI8-T <saimazoon> just tell me the date <BlearyBram> kehoea: Haha <kehoea> excellent! <saimazoon> I have the money <saimazoon> and I have the tools