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Re: [opensuse] OpenSuse 10.1 beta 9: Problem to resolve hostnames from LDAP-Database
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 18:52:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <e1e2h5$mqd$3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
houghi wrote:

>> > BTW: "become" is a famous mis-translation from german. You better
>> > never say "I'd like to become a steak" ;-) (become = werden)
>>
>> Doesn't it sound more like Jens wrote "became" when he would have
>> used "bekam" in German?
>
> That is what Christian is implying. It is translated wrong.

Ah, ok, got it.

> Another wrong translation:
> Ich bin schwehr auf Drath =/= I'm heavy on wire.

Yeah, there's plenty of those. Both ways.

> The fault naturaly is with the English language, who can not even
> decide how to spell words, so you know how to pronounce it:
> http://www.houghi.org/script/poem.txt Try to read that out loud in one
> time without failure. :-D

Quite so.


/Per Jessen, Zürich


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