Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 12:02:39 +1000
From: Ross Chambers maelduin[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OZEMAIL.COM.AU
Subject: Tough English and Sweet Coffee

Please be aware that I'm attempting to eliminate spurious characters=20
from my posts, and currently awaiting reply from list owner. This is the=20
only list of 6 which manifests the problem. Please bear with me.

I'd really like to comment on 'dubbing', but I'll postpone for the=20

Two short comments:
"English is Tough Stuff" a New Zealand friend with the Germanic (?)=20
given name of Frith was forced to adopt the name Marie during a long=20
stay in France, due to the inability of the natives to wrap their=20
tongues around the terminal 'th.'

"Coffee" Apocryphal waitress in backblocks Australia:

"Do you take sugar?" Customer: "Yes" Waitress: "Well don't stir it."

feeling outcast - Ross Chambers =20

Ross Chambers Sydney Australia =20

"L'Australia non =E8 solo agli antipodi, =E8 lontana da tutto,=20
talora anche da sa stessa."

(Australia is not only at the Antipodes, she is away from everything,=20
sometimes even from herself)

Umberto Eco