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Show rulers

2012-08-15 17:24:05.488403+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

RT Matt Jones ‏@moleitau:

Imagine my surprise when I clicked "Show Rulers" and a pantheon of giant hyper-dimensional lizards appeared in front of me

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-16 11:03:10.568104+00 by: andylyke

An early experience of mine: Newly arrived in Germany as a Werkstudent (summer intern) with some classroom German behind me, I needed a ruler to do a task @ work. After consulting the English - German dictionary, I confidently asked my boss for a Herrscher. Confusion ensues - back to dictionary, now German - English, to learn that examples of a Herrscher are king, queen, emperor, etc. Duly chastised, ask for a Lineal.