[TAG] English->American dictionary
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Oct 10 02:08:36 MSD 2005
Quoting Predrag Ivanovic (predivan at ptt.yu):
> BTW,what do you think of Gaiman/Pratchett book "Good omens"?
The more of the sly references in it you "get" the more howlingly funny
it is. Many Yanks reading it had seen the rather dumb motion picture
"Omen" that gets pilloried in passing; I hadn't. But on the other hand,
I'd read the "Just William" series of boys' novels that are lovingly
parodied in the second half of the book, so I found that particularly
Let me just say this: You'll never see a "Queen" album or a tiny
Japanese car quite the same way, again.
If you want to be able to get _all_ the joke in that or any other
Pratchett work, the Annotated Pratchett File is your friend:
Cheers, Chip Salzenberg: "Usenet is not a right."
Rick Moen Edward Vielmetti: "Usenet is a right, a left, a jab,
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