lemuel55 (lemuel55) wrote,

для Клеофиды

Пассив – обычное явление в амерском языке J Пример из книшки The Love You Make (1983):


…Ken Kesey, the American writer who had in part inspired Paul’s conception on the Magical Mystery Tour, was imported to London and given a typewriter and a recording contract.


Или на той же странице, поприкольнее:


...To help publicize the release of “Hey Jude,” Paul decided to put the closed boutique at Baker and Paddington Streets to some good use. Late one night he snuck into the store and whitewashed the windows. Then he wrote HEY JUDE across it in block letters. The following morning, when the neighborhood shopkeepers arrived to open their stores, they were incensed: never having heard of the song “Hey Juden” before, they took it as an anti-Semitic slur. A brick was thrown through the store window before the words could be cleaned off and the misunderstanding straightened out.  


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    Ярослав Гашек ИНТЕРВЬЮ СО СВЯЗАННЫМ ОФИЦЕРОМ (1911) Читателям наверняка известно, что недавно некий храбрый офицер подвергся в поезде нападению…

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    Оказывается, этому журналу исполнилось вчера 14 лет! Ничего себе. В последние месяцы посещаю его реже, как-то более в фейсбук заглядываю.

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    Калужская губернаторша Смирнова-Россет в мемуарах своих вечно цепляется ко всякому вздору (любит ГАДОСТИ). Впрочем, дама просвещенная и остроумная.…

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