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Re: [IP] Jens trip



I was spelling it out so that someone who had no or very little idea of the
Russian language could actually read it. Sorry! I won't mention it again!!
(I was a Russian Language & Literature major in college).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Liz Davis" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2000 3:25 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Jens trip


> <<How about "Gavareete medlenah padgalista" That means, "Speak Slowly
> Please." >>
>
> I think that's actually 'Govoree'tye myed'lyenyeye pozhal'(uee)sta.'
Sorry
> about all the extra syllables, but that's the way it is.  It means 'Speak
> more slowly please.'  I think this is more idiomatic.
>
> Email me privately if you like and I'll speak a few phrases for you over
> the phone, but I suspect you know them already.
>
> Liz
>
> P.S.
>
> (If there are any Russian speakers out there, please speak out now as I
> learned the language in college --  tvadtsats lyet tomu nazad -- and could
> stand to learn a thing or two.)
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