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Re: Miso Soup Mystery flavour

Postby furrykef » Tue 04.21.2009 1:27 pm

AJBryant wrote:I've been known to use that line myself.


Heh, not only do I use that line, I even understand the Latin involved. :P
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Re: Miso Soup Mystery flavour

Postby astaroth » Tue 04.21.2009 2:16 pm

furrykef wrote:Heh, not only do I use that line, I even understand the Latin involved. :P

That quote and, of course, Carthago delenda est are the best examples of parifrastica passiva (sorry no idea what is this called in English)
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Re: Miso Soup Mystery flavour

Postby furrykef » Tue 04.21.2009 3:11 pm

It's just called the "passive periphrastic". :) (Note that it's perifrastica/periphrastic, with an "e", not parafrastica/paraphrastic. It looks like it's related to the word "paraphrase", but only the "-phrase" part is related.)

(Incidentally, it turns out that I didn't fully understand the Latin after all, since I've just now learned what the passive periphrastic actually means, hehe. But now I do fully understand it. :mrgreen:)

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Re: Miso Soup Mystery flavour

Postby astaroth » Tue 04.21.2009 3:40 pm

furrykef wrote:It's just called the "passive periphrastic". :) (Note that it's perifrastica/periphrastic, with an "e", not parafrastica/paraphrastic. It looks like it's related to the word "paraphrase", but only the "-phrase" part is related.)

Yup you're right. It's was a typo.
furrykef wrote:(Incidentally, it turns out that I didn't fully understand the Latin after all, since I've just now learned what the passive periphrastic actually means, hehe. But now I do fully understand it. :mrgreen:)

I don't quite remember what the active one was. Something like what one will do in the future? like planning or something? It wasn't much used (at least not like the passive periphrastic) so I learned and forgot less than a week later ... (and that was more than 10 years ago :))
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Re: Miso Soup Mystery flavour

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 04.22.2009 4:21 am

AJBryant wrote:I *love* kimchi, but don't get to buy it too often (the best place that sells it is a bit of a drive). I'm always looking for new things to do with it.


I put up with japaense kimchi, but it's the real korean stuff that I love. Whenever my wife goes there she picks some up for me.
This last time she went there I got kimchi surume. Which is pretty much just surume jelled in kimchi.
It was AMAZING. If you ever have a chance, do not hesitate to pick some up!

And what's that about the kimchi smell? Does kimchi really have a smell?
Natto... now THAT has a smell... ;)
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