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Fair enough. I find it excruciatingly boring. *shrugs* *NM* everynametaken Send a noteboard - 18/01/2010 02:56:34 PM
My question was a question of competency, yours is a question of taste. I enjoyed reading The Canterbury Tales in Middle English.
But wine was the great assassin of both tradition and propriety...
-Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings
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/Other Literature: Canterbury Tales - 17/01/2010 10:58:16 PM 3565 Views
The only way to read it is in the original. Most of it is poetry. - 18/01/2010 12:14:03 AM 849 Views
if you can't manage the middle english, though - 18/01/2010 01:20:37 AM 763 Views
How can any intelligent person who knows modern English "not manage" Middle English? *NM* - 18/01/2010 03:31:35 AM 450 Views
How can any intelligent person who can manage Middle English not be bored to death reading it? *NM* - 18/01/2010 04:29:39 AM 410 Views
Well... - 18/01/2010 04:31:47 AM 941 Views
Taste is highly subjective, that's why. - 18/01/2010 01:36:52 PM 790 Views
Fair enough. I find it excruciatingly boring. *shrugs* *NM* - 18/01/2010 02:56:34 PM 423 Views
Speaking of that book - 18/01/2010 04:32:42 AM 810 Views
I remember being really surprised by the Canterbury Tales in high school. - 18/01/2010 01:18:56 AM 828 Views
I always loved that book - 18/01/2010 01:21:25 AM 818 Views
I don't associate Penguin Classics with their modern desecrations. - 18/01/2010 01:46:15 AM 849 Views
What's the deal with Penguin Classics? - 18/01/2010 01:37:58 PM 694 Views
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There is no sixth Hitchhiker book. - 18/01/2010 04:48:40 PM 729 Views
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You know, there's this huge problem with using rabid animals - 18/01/2010 10:20:37 PM 763 Views
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I bought a bilingual edition (Middle and modern English), might have to read it at some point... *NM* - 18/01/2010 04:50:53 PM 413 Views
Technically, that's not bilingual. - 20/01/2010 01:36:55 AM 721 Views
I wouldn't count on Tim supporting you... - 20/01/2010 12:54:05 PM 701 Views
I'm happy to say I first read this post in the original language . - 18/01/2010 10:42:41 PM 789 Views
Well done. *NM* - 18/01/2010 10:44:51 PM 390 Views

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