Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Quote of the Day

"What happened to the fish? It's frozen. That's the state of the fish."

4 comments:

J said...

Es ist gefroren.
That's what started it, right?

Dimitri said...

And I vehemently disagree with the submitter that the statement was about just a hangup just about fish.

dave said...

yet another philosophy gets expounded.....

Bri said...

If I have the right context in mind, it was an example created out of the need to explain what the German false passive consists of and how it compares to the use of the true passive with 'werden.' It is quite interesting to me how a purely linguistic notion crosses over to other realms.