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Old 09-15-2008, 05:14 PM   #47
Allen Beebe
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Re: Transmission, Inheritance, Emulation 10

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Peter A Goldsbury wrote: View Post
In deference to Allen Beebe’s need to maintain his expertise in the Japanese language, I have left the text untranslated, . . .
Gee thanks Peter.

You must have been one of those professors that actually taught because you display the characteristic indifference (some even say enjoyment) to your student's sufferings . . . I even mentioned my plight to my students this morning as I gave them their assignments for the week.

And here I was just patting myself on the back about the Takaoka piece. (It wasn't so bad since it was in an electronic format! )

At least you aren't asking me to write in Japanese. (Passive comprehension is such a beautiful thing.) Then you'd really have an idea of my level of "expertise in the Japanese language!"

(At least I know what I'm writing about! )

Grumble, mumble,

Allen
(Native comprehension is such an over rated thing. Whatever happened to proud presumptuousness as exemplified by Comparative Religion during the glory days of colonization?)

Last edited by Allen Beebe : 09-15-2008 at 05:21 PM. Reason: glory days

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