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Re: This has to be seen to be believed
"And it may set paleontology back a century or so"
Not just palaeontology - I suspect the pianist's guild would take
umbrage over this one ;)
On Dec 4, 2007 6:45 AM, Jean-Michel BENOIT <email@example.com> wrote:
> In French slang, the verb print (imprimer) means understand...
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> > My interpretation is that "I hope you print them" = "I hope you remember",
> > because the girl is setting a date. I'm no french speaker, though...
> >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lACcVFMkbA
> >> LOL!
> >> The line translated as "These few words, I know you impress them"
> >> literally translates as "These few words, I hope you print them",
> >> though that doesn't mean a lot more... help me, native speakers!
> >> The English text at the right is translated from the French version
> >> below it, which is not always accurately transcribed. (In this case
> >> it has "know" instead of "hope".) This particular line is written
> >> in the video, too, so that was easy to check...
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