[Ads-l] Off-topic Facebookery

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 5 00:47:44 EDT 2018


It's a four-day work-week, akin to the seven-day weekend that Gary "U.S."
Bonds sang about in the '60's. wouldn't a literal translation of _working_
be "laborare" or "laborando" or some such?


On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 9:11 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

> Hey, how come _smart working_ is masculine?  Why not “Il futuro della
> _smart working_…”?  Seems pretty sexist to me.  And if it’s only 4 days, it
> doesn’t seem enough to count as a settimana. But nice work if you can (not)
> get it.
>
>
> > On Sep 3, 2018, at 7:44 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >
> > "Il futuro dello _smart working_ è la settimana di 4 giorni."
> > --
> > -Wilson
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> > All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> > come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> > -Mark Twain
> >
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-- 
-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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