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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:52 pm

Well done ladies! 8)

And WA - your English is about a zillion times better than my Norwegian so deep respect! :D We can follow the story fine and that's far more important than the odd typo or wonky grammar so don't fret about it :wink:
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Postby WannabeAngua » Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:54 pm

Hehe, cheers Jan :D
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:07 pm

Yes, the problem with being English is we don't feel the need to learn everyone else's language, as everyone else learns ours! I taught myself G C S E German at a good standard, not that I can understand it now, but I can READ and PRONOUNCE it, so when I read a German sentence I could be unwittingly saying: The Butterfly pulled it's trousers up and decided that he wasn't going to the convention for the preservation of the rights of the moth!

Hmm, I wonder what that IS in German?

Oh and thanks Jan!
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Wed May 06, 2009 7:46 pm

It LIVES!!! (note the three exclamation marks. muahahahahahaha)
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed May 06, 2009 7:51 pm

:D Ta Tina - probably be back in later 8)
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Thu May 14, 2009 7:36 pm

In the Immortal words of Nanny Ogg... Toot Sweet, and Grassy Ass. (Witches Abroad) lol
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Cheery » Wed Jun 24, 2009 1:48 pm

Magrat Garlick wrote: The Butterfly pulled it's trousers up and decided that he wasn't going to the convention for the preservation of the rights of the moth!

Hmm, I wonder what that IS in German?


German:

Der Schmetterling zog seine Hosen hoch und entschied sich, dass er nicht an die Versammlung der Erhaltung der Rechte des Mundes gehen würde.
(It's a direct translation. Doesn't really make any sense in german :? )

Swiss German:

Dä schmätterling het sini Hose ue zogä und het sich defür entschide, dass er nöd a d'Versammlig vo dä Erhaltig vo dä Rächt vom Muul wird gah.
(And that's just one dialekt. We have loads of 'em)

By the way, I just continued with the thread. It's real fun! :D
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Jun 25, 2009 4:14 pm

Good for you Cheery - I will get back in there again some time soon-ish (I hope) :oops:
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