The Fortune Teller Didn't Mince
= Falcı Lafını Esirgemedi...
--- You're having an affair with someone who has long black hair.
--- Aha! Aysel!
--- Someone from her immediate family doesn't approve of the
--- That's right. That's her elder brother Nusret!
--- This man has thrown something at your face.
--- He tried to punch me on the face!
--- But, you ducked --
--- Oh, yes; and it was Aysel who got punched instead.
--- And then you did something to this man in return.
--- Oh, yes. I slapped him on the face!
--- But, he ducked, too.
--- Yeah! I too missed and hit Aysel instead.
--- Then, there was this pandemonium... All the bedlam broke
--- Oh, yeah! Her brother and I pounced on Aysel together!
--- Could it be that you're somewhat of a nitwit?
--- Is that what the dregs say? ("Is that what the tea-leaves say?")
--- No. This is just my personal opinion.
Burada "dregs" sözcüğü ile "coffee dregs" (kahve kalıntıları
"telve") kastettim. İngilizce'de (falcılık literatüründe) "Is that
what the tea-leaves say?" daha gerçekçi, dolayısıyla doğru çeviri
THE IRONY OF FATE
MAN [= Bir âdem]: Hello! I am Koray. I'm on my way to a fancy dress
THE GRIM REAPER [= Azrail]: Hmmmmm. Somehow, I have a feeling that you
won't make it there!
Analyse/Analyze This !!
you're wondering whether the correct spelling is analyse or analyze,
the answer is that they are both correct -- just be consistent in
your own usage.
Eğer doğru yazılış analyse mı yoksa analyze mı, diye merak
ediyorsanız, yanıt: her ikisi de... Yeter ki kendi kullanımınızda
Anyway, psychoanalysis is a deep, deep subject --
to wit, just analyse/analyze the following situation:
Herneyse, psiko-analiz çok çok derin bir mevzu...
örneğin, siz bir de aşağıda durumu tahlil ediniz bakalım:
-- Aaa-namadım... Doğurmak mı istiyorsun; kaçırmak mı;
mideye indirmek mi?
-- Her üçünü de... Söylediğin sırada...
They say, if
you're a positive person, then it's half-full; If you're a
negative person, then it's half-empty.
An optimist thinks it half-full, a pessimist laments it is
The science of psychology says, it's half-empty, if you're drinking out of
The science of physics points out, it's half-full, if you're filling it.
But the all-important existential truth is, it's going to be
all -- bottle'n glass -- empty pretty soon.
So, be sagacious and expedient: Always keep a second bottle
in reserve, says the sage İzbulismus.
don't drink and drive, please !!
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