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Topic: [Snark] Desafiando al Inglés
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Antonio Torrecllas

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Re: [Snark] Desafiando al Inglés
Posted: Feb 10, 2012 11:39 AM
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hay un test muy conocido en el que te preguntan de qué animal viene el
nombre de las Islas Canarias, en qué país fabrican los sombreros de Panamá
y algunas cosas similares:

2012/2/10 Jesus Sanz <>

> Una paradoja del castellano es que separado se escribe todo junto,
> mientras que todo junto se escribe separado.
> Un cordial saludo,
> Jesús Sanz
> *De:* osamoilo <>
> *Para:* snark lista de juegos <>
> *Enviado:* Viernes 10 de febrero de 2012 14:49
> *Asunto:* [Snark] Desafiando al Inglés
> Encontrés el texto de mas abajo en FB, que me pareció de espíritu
> snarkiano como para proponer armar la versión castellana de nuestras
> contradicciones idiomáticas.
> Por ahora solo me ocurre algo que lei hace mucho
> 1) Nuestro Aeroparque está en un Puerto, y nuestro Aeropuerto en un Parque
> Saludos
> OScar S.
> English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in
> hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren't
> invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while
> sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But
> if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing
> rings are square and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.
> And why is it that writers write but fingers don't fing, grocers don't
> groce and hammers don't ham? If the plural of tooth is teeth, why isn't the
> plural of booth beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? If you
> have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do
> you call it? If teachers taught, why didn't preachers praught? If a
> vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat? Sometimes I think
> all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally
> insane. In what language do people recite at a play and play at a recital?
> Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that
> smell? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man
> and a wise guy are opposites? Have you noticed that we talk about certain
> things only when they are absent? Have you ever seen a horsefull carriage
> or a strapfull gown? Met a sung hero or experienced requited love? Have you
> ever run into someone who was combobulated, gruntled, ruly or peccable? And
> where are all those people who ARE spring chickens or who would actually
> hurt a fly? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which
> your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by
> filling it out and in which an alarm goes off by going on.
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un cordial saludo
Antonio T
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