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Updated: 2018-04-21T00:36:22.941-07:00

 



Don't worry about it, Mort. Perhaps I shouldn&...

2018-04-21T00:36:22.941-07:00

Don't worry about it, Mort. Perhaps I shouldn't have said you "ruined" my chance to quote the song. You just did it ahead of me, that's all. It doesn't matter.



WW, see my comment above.

2018-04-20T23:18:09.028-07:00

WW, see my comment above.



WW From the context, I suspect "sen" mea...

2018-04-20T23:15:35.264-07:00

WW
From the context, I suspect "sen" means "seno" or breast. This would also be consistent with the use of "ciel" for "cielo" in the first line.



For the same reason content managers all seem unha...

2018-04-20T20:05:00.709-07:00

For the same reason content managers all seem unhappy, loan officers all work in groups, human resource managers all are barbaric and real estate sales workers all are as phony as $13 bills!

LegoWhoAspiresToBeANewCarSalesmanWhenHeBecomesANonagenarian



So what was the OFFICIAL answer that WS accepted f...

2018-04-20T17:39:51.671-07:00

So what was the OFFICIAL answer that WS accepted from Conwoman????



Why are criminal defense lawyers allowed to go fre...

2018-04-20T16:27:56.019-07:00

Why are criminal defense lawyers allowed to go free?



No problem! Glad to help.

2018-04-20T11:31:36.676-07:00

No problem! Glad to help.



Thank you for your editorial guidance, Mort Canard...

2018-04-20T09:28:25.050-07:00

Thank you for your editorial guidance, Mort Canard. My doggerel about llamas, camels, cows, mice and oxen ought to have read:
The two L llama, he's a creature
The one L lama, he's a teacher
The camel too has but one L,
Yet two humps, that's his double feature!
(Cows, mice and oxen sing "No L")


LegoCameleopardnerInCrime



Lorenzo, how's your Italian?

2018-04-20T09:06:44.089-07:00

Lorenzo, how's your Italian?



Conwoman got the call this week. They called today...

2018-04-20T07:34:29.498-07:00

Conwoman got the call this week. They called today saying that they had a staff meeting yesterday and couldn't call at 3:00. I had long hoped that we would be the first married couple to both win their own lapel pin, but someone on this board dashed our dreams a few months ago.



Наташа: вы все платите. И заплати. И заплати. Мы с...

2018-04-20T07:33:57.390-07:00

Наташа: вы все платите. И заплати. И заплати. Мы смеемся.



In all seriousness, with so many good answers (I g...

2018-04-20T05:36:49.626-07:00

In all seriousness, with so many good answers (I got SINGAPORE, PAKISTAN, BANGLADESH and SENEGAL in that order; never saw MEXICO), I really do wonder which was the original "intended" answer. I feel like MEXICO and PAKISTAN are the most legitimate answers, with SINGAPORE following behind closely.




2018-04-20T05:36:23.602-07:00

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I thought a three L-lama was a big fire...

2018-04-20T00:55:07.756-07:00

I thought a three L-lama was a big fire...



I stuck with SINGAPORE/GAR/PONIES however, I'm...

2018-04-19T21:49:00.375-07:00

I stuck with SINGAPORE/GAR/PONIES however, I'm equally impressed with Mexico/Ox/Mice.



Transition: DT может просто обвинить правительство...

2018-04-19T20:46:40.730-07:00

Transition: DT может просто обвинить правительство в том, что он делает для своих поездок во Флориду. Я плачу за эти связи в конечном итоге через свои налоги.



Here is the full text (including sen) for translat...

2018-04-19T20:36:38.530-07:00

Here is the full text (including sen) for translating, all you Italian-speaking friends:

"Signor che in ciel fra gli angeli vivi beato e santo.

Chi mai ti invita a scendere tra noi figli del pianto?

Amore!

Amor che il vergine sen di Maria ti apri, che sul Calvario l'ultimo gemito tuo senti."

It is for an upcoming concert.

Grazie!



See how Google Translate mangled that: Era Onegin ...

2018-04-19T19:51:50.547-07:00

See how Google Translate mangled that: Era Onegin e fuori di testa.



Or as they say in the London slums: "It was O...

2018-04-19T19:45:06.442-07:00

Or as they say in the London slums: "It was Onegin and off o' gin."



Indeed, sdb. And the return of Eugene Onegin is al...

2018-04-19T19:39:18.538-07:00

Indeed, sdb. And the return of Eugene Onegin is always fun.



That article is really informative. I had always t...

2018-04-19T19:31:49.998-07:00

That article is really informative. I had always thought Pushkin was a popular sport in the Ozarks.



At lunch today, a friend and I were discussing tra...

2018-04-19T19:06:37.880-07:00

At lunch today, a friend and I were discussing translating lyrics from Italian to English. Anyone here have a good translation for "sen" in Italian? Google translate is flummoxed; we are wondering if something was left off the translation. . .which led me to this fascinating article discussing the essence of translation.



Sorry there 'berry!

2018-04-19T17:43:30.312-07:00

Sorry there 'berry!



We went with Pakistan, Pikas and Ant too.

2018-04-19T17:40:36.520-07:00

We went with Pakistan, Pikas and Ant too.



MEXICO, OX, MICE SENEGAL and NAGS and EEL(or EELS ...

2018-04-19T17:40:27.661-07:00

MEXICO, OX, MICE
SENEGAL and NAGS and EEL(or EELS and NAG)had crossed my mind too, but the whole "where to put the S" problem forced me to disallow that answer. Clearly both could end in S to make the plural form.