Six and ten

Laurence Horn 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
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