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Cleo's intro

So, we're asked for an intro, in its own thread.. Here it is.

I'm 38 years old (already??) stay at home mom. I used to be a software engineer, working in 3D animation software, used in special effects firms like ILM, and other Hollywood studios. So I went from glamour to diapers! My other specialisation is robotics, but I never worked in the field and I also did a year in theoretical physics in university. ...
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New Year's Resolutions... Learning Greek and Latin

Happy New Year Everyone!!

Does anyone have learning goals in mind for the coming year?

I plan to read the entire Anabasis of Xenophon - that's my 2004 goal.

Anyone else?

Jeff
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Happy New Year

I'll be offline for the rest of this year.

Sh h( bog mani baduse+iw!(It's Korean :D)

Happy New Year!

(Eutuxi/smenoj o( kainou/rioj xro/noj!
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Hi, new to Textkit

A brief introduction: a million years ago, I did Classical & Medieval Latin at Liverpool University, escaping with a "Gentleman's Degree" and, along with several of my cohort, a drink problem. That was followed up with some archaeology (south-east England in the Romano-British Period) at evening class, that involved a dig on - and under - the site of the Rose Theatre on the Thames on a very wet Saturday; I am now very much ...
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A London Gem for Classicists

Unsworths Booksellers at 12 Bloomsbury St - if you're ever in London, this is *THE* bookstore to check out!

I wandered in, rather by accident, a few days ago - was heading back from the British Museum when I lost my way and pulled into the nearest shop to escape the cold. (I'm sure the Canadians here will be laughing at what I call cold weather, but after Mauritius, English winter is **freezing**.)

You can ...
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Users Browsing this Forum...None?

It's the funniest thing; sometimes when I'm in a forum, it will say "Users Browsing this forum: Keesa (and anyone else who happens to be on)". Other times, though, it says, "Users browsing this forum: none."

Does this mean that I don't really exist? :cry:
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Mi

Today I say the English version of 'Oliver Twist' on Tv.
And I remarked that they always use the word 'mi' for 'mine' or 'my'.
In 'Keaping up appearences' they do the same.
And we also say 'milady' and sometimes also 'milord'. These words even became famous in frensh.

So, does anyone know if they are dialectical variants? Who do use them?
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which language is this?

can anyone help me recognise this language?

- Kangasalan Lämpö Oy; Labkon maakaasulinja v.-98
- Hauhon kunta; Kalailan ja Eteläisten asuntoalueiden kunnallistekniset työt v.-97-98
- Sarlin Hydor Oy; Tarastejärven kaatopaikan biokaasun keräily- putkistojen maarakennustyöt v.-97
- Tilgman Oy; Espoon nestekaasulinjan maarakennustyöt v.-97

the site in which i found this is called "ilmari kaura".

maybe it is Finnish.

i wish to know cause i searched 'kalailan' in google and this is the first site there.
keen ...
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Old Norse e-texts

The Elder Edda seems to be completed since I last visited here:

http://etext.old.no/

in Old Icelandic.
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Poetic Edda CD

Sounds llike close to what I was looking for: A Poetic Edda audio book,

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/ ... 17-8034424
(edited to tag textkit :))

It seems to contain three songs from Edda and a later composition, tho' I'm not very sure. Anyway it's in my prolonged shopping list. :P


P.S.

Ah! Here's the longer, 2-CD ...
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