----- Original Message -----
From: Todd Gillespie <toddg / linux126.ma.utexas.edu>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>; <undisclosed-recipients: ;>
Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2001 2:31 AM
Subject: [ruby-talk:20691] Re: The Rabbit


> Chris Moore <thegrandbrie / softhome.net> wrote:
> :> : perhaps 'Ne' is more appropirate in this case, ne?
> :>
> :> "Are you saying 'ne' to that old newsgroup?"
> :>
> :> or maybe
> :>
> :> "You wouldn't get vary far in life not saying 'ne'."
> :>
>
> : okay, nobody got it that replied so here's why... the monty python
spelling
> : would be Ni, but this is the Japanese book, and in japanese "ne" is the
> : equivilent of our own Canadian "eh".  Thus a samurai could be called a
knight
> : who says "ne".   Whatever....
>
> wakarimashita, kedo omoshirokunai desu to omotta.  kaerite, ne?
>
> I'd like to think of a samuri that says "ni" or "a preposition indicating
> location or direction of motion!!"
>
> Don't try to out-wierd me, buster, I get wierder things with breakfast.
>
> Maybe you should establish some kind of equivalence between japanese 'ne'
> and british 'ni' (which is a nonsense word).

You're all just a bunch of ne-sayers.

HF