Japanese New Words

Peter Richardson prichard at LINFIELD.EDU
Thu Sep 16 15:52:30 UTC 1999

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>     Greetings from St. Moritz.  I just had an eight-hour ride on the Glacier Express (pronounced glassy-er--supposedly because you see them, not because the service is slow).

Let's hope Barry got the traditional souvenir "schraegstehendes Weinglas,
das auf dem Speisewagentisch in steilen Kurven so gedreht werden kann,
dass trotz Schraeglage des Wagens kein kostbarer Tropfen verlorengeht".
Note what length the crafty Swiss go to in order to lure foreign gawkers
to the Romansh-speaking Engadin.

Peter R.

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