[lit-ideas] Re: Untranslatable You?

  • From: "Peter D. Junger" <junger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 21:14:10 -0400

Scribe1865@xxxxxxx writes:

: In a message dated 6/25/2004 2:13:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
: andreas@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
: Googly, Spam and gobbledegook have been voted among the most untranslatable 
: words in the
: English language,
: _____
: Gobbledegook is "quatsch" in German isn't it? Surely many languages have 
: their quatsch? 

What you are saying is Quatsch; ``goobldegook'' is

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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