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Post Options Post Options   Quote Brian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Mar 05 at 6:28pm
as normal as a nerd who sails rows and reads Tolstoy (tho my parents are
paying me for it!) could be anyway
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Black no sugar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Mar 05 at 11:27pm

You learn Latin, you read Russian classics, that sounds perfectly normal to me. Tolstoy rocks! Which one is your favourite?

For pure elegance in the style, try Tourgueniev. If you want the Russian flavour with exquisitely crafted English prose, no one can beat Nabokov. Any other ideas? Spassiba 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote hydrographer20 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 7:56am
oh i loved latin the most unused languag in he world.  tu es caldex wana knownwhat that means i think ita the only bit i rememberd
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Matt Jackson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 8:06am
You guys aren't doing 'Sailing isn't elitest' argument any good at all
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Black no sugar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 8:09am
Nope, it comes naturally...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote sailorguy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 8:38am
o dear
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Brian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 4:42pm
i think u mean tu es caudex, it means u are a blockhead, one of the only
memorable phrases i have learnt so far!
Im reading War and Peace at the moment, around p 300.
come and join the freemasons my sun we will show u the way
pierre: o yes yes please mister!

i thought it would be boring but its actually pretty interesting, will be the
longest book iv ever read, currently it is the way things were then or
somting like that by Trollope.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Brian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 4:43pm
o yeah my mum is paying me ten euro when iv finished it aswell
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Post Options Post Options   Quote sailorguy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 5:55pm
thats one way of getting people to read good books. as if all books aren't good!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Brian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Mar 05 at 6:02pm
well there actually isnt much else i can do since i dont hav a tv... must say
it has helped my school results tho
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