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Re: [OT: Elfquest]



On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 07:50:25PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
| On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 01:43:39PM -0400, ScruLoose wrote:
| > On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 07:07:00PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
| > > Ah, of course... This reminds me of a line in a children's song: 'wie
| > > zoet is krijgt lekkers' meaning 'those who are sweet will receive
| > > candy/cookies/whatever' (I don't know the word in english which
| > > describes the whole range of candy/cookies/etc.). In this context,
| > > 'zoet' also means 'good'. I could've known, ;-)
| > 
| > Ironically enough, the word is 'sweets'. ('Treats' is synonymous, but
| > much less ironic in this context).
| 
| 'Treats', I'll remember that one, thanks.

"treats" is what we give the dog :-).

(that's not to say, though, that it would be improper to use the word
"treat" to refer to something given to a human)

-D

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