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RE: [Lingo] An idea

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Josh Glover
> Sent: Friday, August 03, 2007 3:49 PM
> Her idea is:
> Instead of a "Word of the Day" feed, how about a "Expression 
> of the Week" one? It would work like this:
> 1. Someone breaks out a really cool expression in Japanese (e.g.
> 「しかたがない」) and posts a short literal translation, explanation 
> of usage and context, and attempts to match it with a good 
> idiomatic expression in English. 2. Someone else (Godwin) 
> picks up that expression and tries to come up with the French 
> equivalent, complete with cultural notes, etc. 
<etc... For other languages>
> I for one think her idea has real merit, and really shows off 
> what Lingo is supposed to be about: sharing interesting ideas 
> from languages and cultures we've encountered.

I LIKE that idea. ^_^  I really do. :P
It would also leave it open for people who have a
better understanding of one of the languages to discuss
any disagreements they have in the meaning. :-)

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