[LMB] OT: premeditation

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Thu Nov 5 21:07:36 GMT 2020


On Sat, 27 Jun 2020 23:10:51 -0500, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
wrote:

>Wouldn't puns be potentially very complicated on Barrayar, with four
>languages?  Particularly if the "official" versions of those languages
>differed greatly from the "ordinary, day-to-day" versions?  I know that the
>Latin spoken for day-to-day purposes in Ancient Rome was not much like what
>you get in places like the speeches of Cicero.

The opportunities for multi-lingual puns might be huge!

Frappe frappe.

Qui est la?

Loste.

Loste qui?

Oui.
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