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English translation: "Talking is one thing, old chap, but proving it is quite another."

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00:56 Jan 10, 2003
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Russian term or phrase: Russian comment
I commented on a Latvian-English Kudoz question, pointing out that the only answer provided was in very poor English. The following comment was then mysteriously added to my comment and I would like to find out what it means, given that I do not speak Russian!
" Skazatj, ono batjenjka, vsjakoje mozjno, a ti pogji djemonstriruj. /D. Mendeljeev/"
Jana Teteris
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:40
English translation:"Talking is one thing, old chap, but proving it is quite another."
Explanation:
Apparently a quote by Mendeleev (the father of the table of elements) - In common parlance, put your money where your mouth is.
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Emil Tubinshlak
Canada
Local time: 18:40
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4"Talking is one thing, old chap, but proving it is quite another."Emil Tubinshlak


  

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"Talking is one thing, old chap, but proving it is quite another."


Explanation:
Apparently a quote by Mendeleev (the father of the table of elements) - In common parlance, put your money where your mouth is.

Emil Tubinshlak
Canada
Local time: 18:40
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