LINGUIST List 7.1590

Sat Nov 9 1996

Disc: Salu2 - words written with numbers

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  1. Dag Gundersen, Re: 7.1532, Sum: Salu2 - words written with numbers

Message 1: Re: 7.1532, Sum: Salu2 - words written with numbers

Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 10:12:19 +0100
From: Dag Gundersen <dag.gunderseninl.uio.no>
Subject: Re: 7.1532, Sum: Salu2 - words written with numbers
You probably know the old anecdote about Frederic the Great of Prussia
who sent his friend Voltaire the following invitation: 

p =EO 6 1 100
and got the answer: G a

which was supposed to mean: Un souper =E0 Sans Souci, and: J'ai grand
appetit.

Best wishes,
Dag Gundersen
Univ. of Oslo
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