Six and ten
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Dec 14 16:09:52 UTC 2002
At 12:40 PM -0800 12/13/02, Ed Keer wrote:
>I would bet local channels six and ten.
I'll take the bet. I'm sure it was a reference to the Bears'
projected best-possible (or projected) record. Note that this is
plausibly a written rendering of a spoken statement; the "six and
ten" may be a misleading representation for what would more normally
be transcribed as "6-10".
>--- Jan Ivarsson TransEdit <jan.ivarsson at TRANSEDIT.ST>
>> A translator's problem:
>> A guy who is a Bears fan (but lives in LA) has
>> bought a dish antenna because he thinks that the
>> Bears will get to the Super Bowl. He has paid 4000 $
>> for the dish and is deceived. He says:
>> "I spent four grand for the dish.
>> And what do I get? Six and ten!"
>> My question is: What does he mean by "six and ten"?
>> Jan Ivarsson, TransEdit
>> Translator, Subtitler
>> jan.ivarsson at transedit.st
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