Huckleberry Finn in Romania

A. Vine avine at ENG.SUN.COM
Mon Jun 14 18:06:40 UTC 1999

AAllan at AOL.COM wrote:
>         My name is Beatrice Badiu and I am a 5th year student at "Al.I.Cuza"
> Iasi
> from Romania and I need some information you may detain.

I find this a very interesting construct.  All humorous interpretations aside,
it's interesting to see the English verbs (and sometimes prepositions) chosen by
folks with a particular native language.

Mind you, if that information had behaved itself in the first place, it wouldn't
be in detention.

Andrea Vine
Sun Internet Mail Server i18n architect
avine at
Romanes eunt domus.

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