Follow TV Tropes

Discussion History Main / PretentiousLatinMotto

Go To

[002] Mercy Current Version
Changed line(s) 1 from:
Except of course that \
to:
Except of course that \\\"y\\\'all\\\" is used by speakers of that dialect in the singular as well (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%27all). I also do not think it is appropriate to use a rather folksy regionalism to translate what is perfectly standard Mandarin grammar. Would anyone suggest that \\\'\\\'vous\\\'\\\' in a speech by the President of France should be translated as \\\"y\\\'all\\\"?
Changed line(s) 1 from:
Except of course that \
to:
Except of course that \\\"y\\\'all\\\" is used by speakers of that =[USAnian]= dialect in the singular as well (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%27all). I also do not think it is appropriate to use a rather folksy regionalism to translate what is perfectly standard Mandarin grammar. Would anyone suggest that \\\'\\\'vous\\\'\\\' in a speech by the President of France should be translated as \\\"y\\\'all\\\"?
Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report