B.rhaspati and the Caarvaakas.

Dominique.Thillaud thillaud at unice.fr
Wed Jul 2 14:57:54 UTC 1997

At 8:23 +0200 2/07/97, Aklujkar wrote:
>Actually, the
>maxim's closer parallel in English would be 'a bird in hand is worth two in
>the bush.'

	In French, the linguistically interresting sentence:
'un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras'
	a good exercise is to translate it ('tiens' is not the plural of
'your' but the imperative of 'to hold')

Dominique THILLAUD
Universite' de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France

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