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by zel
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1191: "The Past"
Replies: 85
Views: 17092

Re: 1191: "The Past"

bouer wrote:I wonder how much damage an individual with a fully stocked F-35 could do in the 1500's?


I'd rather go pack to Ancient Egypt and get my own hieroglyph.
by zel
Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words common to different languages with different meanings
Replies: 69
Views: 32941

Re: Words common to different languages with different meani

First post here, saw the thread and had to respond :mrgreen: There are a lot of false cognates in Russian. Many years ago, in one of my Russian courses, a student was describing some architecture and was trying to describe a minaret that was part of the building he was describing. Well, he used his ...

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