[LMB] OT: Linguistic Amusement!

Lucy Chubb lucy at chubb.wattle.id.au
Mon Apr 20 15:02:44 BST 2020


On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 10:24:21AM +0000, John Lennard wrote:

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> The Bell & Hockeridge translations of Asterix into English are superb --
> not only Vitalstatistix (the chief), Cacophonix (the bard), Unhygienix (the
> fishmonger), and Dogmatix (a dog), but my favourites, the two Roman
> centurions called Sendervictorious and Appianglorious.

My favourite is Cleopatra's boat, the "Nastiupset".

Louie


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