Loses Something -- But Not Color -- In Translation: "A Real Boom"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue May 6 23:18:42 UTC 2008

Historically more accurate or not, your version sounds much more
sexually graphic to me, LOL. BB

On May 6, 2008, at 3:53 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> Doug writes:
> "... fathering seven children _with_ her ..."
> <Sigh!> What ever happened to those days of yore when a man fathered a
> child _upon_ a woman? It seems that the more recent term loses a lot
> WRT descriptiveness. :-)

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