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Subj: Re:Finnish Spidey, eh? Thanks!
Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 01:58:05 pm EDT (Viewed 103 times)
Reply Subj: I made my best guess at a translation
Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 01:06:49 pm EDT (Viewed 12 times)
Quote:The language is Finnish, which I have no back ground in, but I did a
little research and have come up with the following possible translation.
Quote:The "title" TYOVAENOPISTO perhaps means some kind of vocational training
college. That general idea certainly fits with the context. OPISTO
is an institute, academy, training college, school, etc. TYOVAEN is
a noun fragment that seems to be associated with work, labor, etc.
Quote:I am more confident about my translation of the class assignment on
the chalkboard: PIIRRA SARJAKAVA OMASTA ELAMASTA --- "draw a comic
strip of your own life".
Quote:It's often hard to tell what will be considered funny in one culture
as opposed to another. I imagine that the contrast between the normal, everyday lives of the students could be a bit funny. I hope this
Quote:It looks like Spidey is facing Mysterio in one panel, and Electro in another.
Quote:This is possibly funny. Just found online. Can anyone translate?
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