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Re: [ontolog-forum] (OT) German

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From: Duane Nickull <dnickull@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2008 11:13:46 -0800
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On 1/8/08 11:00 AM, "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:    (01)

> He and I spent 15 minutes trying to
> translate one German sentence (by Otto Selz) into English.
> John    (02)

I got married in Potsdam and the ceremony was in German.  Our einladung
(invitation) in english was worded "we invite you to celebrate our choice to
continue to grow together in marriage".  It took several people days to try
and find the closest translation and in the end, the native German speakers
still told us it sounded like a declaration of war.    (03)

Duane    (04)

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