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Posted by Alexander from ( on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at 5:09AM :

In Reply to: No, it's Icelandic posted by Andreas from dtm2-t7-1.mcbone.net ( on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at 2:25AM :

: : Can I ask you some thing?

: : Alessandro is Itlaina. Is Alessandrinho Italian equivalent of Spanish Alejandrito??
: : I believe it is, could you just clear that up for me. Thank you, and when you do that, I might ask you something else:-)

: +++ Well, your guess was not tooo bad: the "I" was absolutely correct.
: You seem to be naturally gifted.

: +++ But as for the rest of letters: No, sorry - It's Icelandic.

: +++ The nominal ending "-inho" means according to clocktime (08:01:00 pm / 08:01:02 pm / 08:01:02 pm respectively) either "pull yourself together" or "get me a beer from the fridge" or simply "oh my ... not even that ...".

: +++ Thus "Alessandrinho Alessandrinho Alessandrinho" being uttered at those times sharp will never fail to mean:
: "Alex (see earlier lesson --> A-lex), pull yourself together; Alex, get me a beer from the fridge; Alex, oh my ... not even that ...".

: +++ Yeah, the wonders of Icelandic language, esp. its morphology!

-- Alexander
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