[links-list] Re: Links 2.0pre6 - Cyrillic :-(

csaba.raduly at sophos.com csaba.raduly at sophos.com
Mon Nov 4 10:36:41 PST 2002


On 04/11/2002 13:22:33 links-list-bounce wrote:

>* On 2002-11-04 12:53
>* aludal <aludal at softhome.net> wrote:
[snip]
>
>> Prosit!
>
>"Pros(i)t!" is what one would says immediately before a full glass of
>Vodka suddenly becomes an empty one. (a gourmet wouldn't say that if
>he drinks a good wine). Outside of that context it is used in terms
>like "Na dann mal prost (Mahlzeit!)".
>
>An administrator that is told migration from an S/390 to a cluster of
>ordinary PCs running Windows XP might utter:
>
>"The S/390 will be removed thursday next week? Na dann mal pros(i)t
>(Mahlzeit!)" - "Pros(i)t  can have quite negative implications.
>

Especially "Prost", which means "stupid" in Romanian.
Let's stick to Prosit and alcoholic context, and we'll be safe :-)
Cheers !

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