trillian Posted June 27, 2005 Share Posted June 27, 2005 Δικαιολογώντας- κ δικαιώνοντας ίσως - το nick μου, να σας συστήσω-σε όσους δεν το ξέρετε- ένα άλλο έργο του Douglas Adams. Λέγεται The meaning of Liff κ το έγραψε μαζί με τον John Loyd. Πάρτε μια ιδέα απ το preface: “In Life, there are many hundreds of common experiences, feelings, situations and even objects, but for which no words exist. On the other hand, the world is littered with thousands of spare words, which spend their time doing nothing but loafing about on signposts pointing at places. Our job, as we see it, is to get these words down off the signposts and into the mouths of babes and sucklings and so on, where they can start earning their keep in everyday conversation and make a more positive contribution to society. Douglas Adams John Loyd” Με άλλα λόγια, όλα τα λήμματα είναι ονόματα πόλεων-κυρίως αγγλικών, αλλά όχι μόνο. Ορίστε κ ένα (μικρό) δειγμα απ αυτό το ιδιαίτερο λεξικό: ABiLENE:(adj.) Descriptive of the the pleasing coolness on the reverse side of the pillow. BANFF Pertaining to, or descriptive of, that kind of facial expression which is impossible to acheive except when having a passport photograph taken BEAULIEU HILL The optimum vantage point from which one to view people undressing in the bedroom across the street BRECON (n. anatomical term) That part of the toenail which is designed to snug on naylon sheets GRIMMET (n.) A small bush from which cartoon characters dangle over the edge of a cliff MALIBU (n.) The hight by which the top of a wave exceeds the height to which you have rolled up your trousers MOFFAT (n. tailoring term) That part of your coat which is designed to sat on by the person next to you on the bus WOKING(participial vb) Standing in the kitchen wondering what you came in here for Enjoy! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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