RE: Please explain this phrase

Subject: RE: Please explain this phrase
From: "Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L (E-mail)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 10:20:38 -0400

For maximum comic effect, I prefer "cursed" -- especially when pronounced as
two syllables, with a thick French accent, a la John Cleese.

-----Original Message-----
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com

"Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com> wrote on 08/22/2003 10:08:48
> ... translated by as, "I AM NOT an
> English cursed
> one! I am a cursed Scottish one!"

Close enough. It's a response to a separatist Francophone blaming
everything on the English with the epithet of "Dammed English!"

PS: The east end of Montreal isn't really an area in which you want to be
getting into heated political debates on packed public transit.... :)

Eric L. Dunn
Senior Technical Writer

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