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RE: Spanish joke

Steven Boozer (sboozer@uchicago.edu)



Voragh wrote:
>> -Camarero, he encontrado un pelo en la sopa y no es mío.
>> -Démelo, lo guardaremos por si vienen a reclamarlo.
>>
>> -Waiter, I've found a hair in my soup and it's not mine.
>> -Give it to me. We'll keep it in case someone comes to claim it.
>>
>> -jabwI', chatlhDaq jIb vItu'pu' 'ej jIbwIj 'oHbe'.
>> -jIb HInob; wIpol.  poQmeH chaq jaHchugh vay'.

DloraH:
>My problem is that you have both chaq and -chugh.
>HInob.  wIpol, chaq chegh vay' 'ej poQ.

Ah, good point;  I failed to fully edit my previous version.  I think just dropping {-chugh} will do it:

  (jIb) HInob; wIpol.  chaq poQmeH jaH vay'. 

  HInob.  (jIb) wIpol; chaq poQmeH jaH vay'. 

I was trying to stay close to the original, but {chegh} "return" works too.  



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Voragh                          
Canon Master of the Klingons






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