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most quoted re "tv": other (7), Jonathan North Washington (6), my mother (2), Joyce (1), Толгонай (1)

other categories found with "tv": kyrgyz (4), weirdness (4), scariness (3), sadness (2), sex (2)



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[link] heard: 1 February 2013
[edit] added: 1 February 2013

"So Korean dramas are all the rage in lots of countries in Asia. And in China, when they imitate this recurring phrase from the Korean dramas—[Korean...], ‘I love you’—because that's what they do in Korean dramas, they love each other—they repeat it with an affricate."

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[link] heard: 11 October 2011
[edit] added: 11 October 2011

"Wait, what's this a commercial for? It's a waste of paper and it's inconvenient!"

(screen shows "USPS")

"Oh, of course."

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[link] heard: 7 May 2010
[edit] added: 9 May 2010

"Ой, өчүр рекламаны. Түшүндүк уже: сатылат экен."

Tolgonay learns about paid programming.
kyrgyz, multilingualisms, tv
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[link] heard: 8 May 2008
[edit] added: 8 May 2008

Тралик: "Түнкү канал эрте көрсөтүлүп калган экен."

мен: "Анткени азыр саат 12ден кийин эч кимде шам жок."

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[link] heard: 19 February 2008
[edit] added: 18 February 2008

[телесынык карап жатканда]

Траллик: "Жакшынакай экен."

мен: "Ал ким?"

Траллик: "Билбейм."

мен: "Бирок аты ким?"

Траллик: "Билбейм."

[жазылып туруп койот]

Траллик: "Айтурган экен."

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[link] heard: 19 February 2008
[edit] added: 19 February 2008

[MTVде уйду соосу көрсөтүлөт]

мен: "Неге саап жатат?"

Траллик: "Саабаса болбойт."

мен: "Жок, сааганын неге көрсөтөт?"

Траллик: "Просто, реклама, билбейм."

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[link] heard: 29 March 2007
[edit] added: 29 March 2007

Jonathan: "My favourite translation tool on the internet is to look something up on wikipedia in the source language, and then click the link to the article in the destination language."

Joyce: "Oh yeah, I only ever did that to look up how Star Trek was written in katakana."

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[link] heard: 19 September 2006
[edit] added: 9 October 2006

[TV blares in another apartment]

Rianna: "Wow, someone's TV is up later than we are."

[me]: "Maybe someone is actually up later than us."

Rianna: "Or maybe someone is up way earlier than us."

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[link] heard: 16 August 2005
[edit] added: 16 August 2005

"This should be a warning to all the groups out there—don't write inane lyrics when you're young, because when you're older you'll be performing them on PBS and you'll look like a fool."

in response to the Grass Roots performing on PBS
tv, stupidity, wisdom, insults
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[link] heard: 23 March 2005
[edit] added: 24 March 2005

"I mean, Xena has more sound effects than most asians."

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[link] heard: 0 March 2005
[edit] added: 13 March 2005

McIntosh: "Naked mole rats—that sounds like a sitcom!"

Jackendoff: "Not `naked mall rats'?"

McIntosh: "That's pay-per-view."

Jackendoff and McIntosh
anthropology, tv, scariness
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[link] heard: 9 November 2004
[edit] added: 9 November 2004

"The throbbing in your heart? It doesn't go there..."

in reference to Great 6 (GTO)
love, scariness, bad-ideas, tv
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[link] heard: 5 May 2004
[edit] added: 5 May 2004

"Nothing is imposible if you can imagine it. That's what being a scientist is all about."

"No, that's what being a magical elf is all about."

some people on futurama
physics, magic
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[link] heard: 11 August 2003
[edit] added: 19 August 2003

"That ad is a nightmare—I can't imagine quilting toilet-paper for a living."

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[link] heard: 27 April 2003
[edit] added: 27 April 2003

"I choose to believe what I was programmed to believe."

a robot in futurama
religion, tv
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[link] heard: 27 April 2003
[edit] added: 27 April 2003

"Mumbo, perhaps; jumbo, perhaps not!"

a robot in futurama
tv
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