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· · 2004
· · · April
· · · · 29 (2 entries)

Scilla Leaves Vermin · More botan­i­cal shot­s: one from Cal­i­for­ni­a, one from Siberi­a, and one weed ...
 
Imbroglio Polyglotte · This, from Libération, is about the prac­ti­cal­i­ties of deal­ing with the lan­guages of the Euro­pean Union, now twen­ty in num­ber. If you can read French it’s well worth a vis­it. Its charms in­clude the find­ing that more lan­guages avail­able mean­s, in fac­t, few­er used; char­ac­ters named Pa­trick Twi­dle and Ber­it Tecäär; and the won­der­ful quote “On n'a pas parlé. Alors, en fin de repas, on a dansé...” I wouldn’t know how to say that in English, we have to limp along with­out on. Know any Slovenian-Portuguese trans­la­tors?
 
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