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Libero_Lang_Lab  Identity Verified
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Mar 22, 2003

It\'s an easy case to prove. Here are a few examples:

Guiseppe Verdi = Joe Green

Leonardo Da Vinci = Len Winner

Michaelangelo = Mickey Angel



So whose idea was it to write all those operas in Italian?



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Gloria Nobili
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Proprio non ci arrivo... Mar 24, 2003

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On 2003-03-22 08:02, The Tautologist wrote:

It\'s an easy case to prove. Here are a few examples:

Guiseppe Verdi = Joe Green

Leonardo Da Vinci = Len Winner

Michaelangelo = Mickey Angel



So whose idea was it to write all those operas in Italian?



I don\'t see your point. Anyway, it\'s Giuseppe (not Guiseppe)





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Giuliana Buscaglione  Identity Verified
Austria
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L'importante è avere orecchio :-) Mar 24, 2003

Dan,



avrei potuto scrivere in inglese, ma visto che scrivi nel forum italiano e paragoni la poeticità delle due lingue, immagino che la Tua conoscenza della lingua italiana sia tanto approfondita da seguirmi comunque, altrimenti la Tua affermazione sarebbe estremamente scontata e molto di parte.



A proposito, citi solo nomi propri, non esattamente un esempio folgorante di poeticità innata.



Giuliana



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Katherine Zei  Identity Verified
Canada
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Uuhhh... what's yer point? Mar 25, 2003

Am I back in high skule? Discuss? Whaaa???



P.s. Vinci is a place near Pisa, therefore Leo Winner should be Leo from Vinci, if ya wanna do the tranny thing.



I think Dan here is Italian-baiting...


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Romina Minucci
Italy
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maybe it's only a joke! May 7, 2003

io credo che Dan stesse solo scherzando un pò (..almeno spero!).



se fosse davvero così, rilassatevi un pò tutti!!



) romina



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Ekaterina I.
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Una provocazione? May 9, 2003

Se non è uno scherzo, sicuramente è una provocazione e di cattivo gusto che va cmq. contro le regole di net e proz etichette.

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gianfranco  Identity Verified
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Dan was joking May 9, 2003

I locked this thread as it has attracted only outraged comments and it is totally sterile.

See it as an attempt at being funny, but good humor is a rare gift...



Gianfranco

[ This Message was edited by: gianfranco on 2003-05-09 14:34]


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