Six and ten
edkeer at YAHOO.COM
Sun Dec 15 17:57:12 UTC 2002
Ah, looks like I'm out some money. Perhaps I vcan get
it back when the Iggles win the Superbowl...
--- Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
> 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
> >> Jan Ivarsson, TransEdit
> >> Translator, Subtitler
> >> jan.ivarsson at transedit.st
> >> http://www.transedit.st
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