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159624.  Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:02 pm Reply with quote

Thought that could be a logical continuation of "gestures" and a good visual subject for the show.
Two things:

1. Animal sounds in different languages (onomotopaeic):
dog - English:bow-wow; Russian - guv-guv
rooster -Russian: ku-ka-reku (similar to Spanish)
duck - English: quack-quack, Russian: kria-kria etc etc - more on Monday
2. Football fans' chants in different cultures expressing the same thing:
here we go (eng), Davai! (russian) HEya! (Swedish); do-to-ho (Czech) etc. etc.

Could lead to a number of funny questions/imitations/foreign accents etc
Contributions welcome

159642.  Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:10 pm Reply with quote

One more thing: expressions/exclamations of delight, disgust and pain:
e.g Yuk in English; F-fu! - in Russian; Yum - in English, Smak! in Ukrainian; Ouch! in English - Ai! in Russian). Other examples?


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