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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: Translation of Freeciv motto
From: Mathias Hasselmann <Mathias.Hasselmann@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2000 01:16:04 +0200
Reply-to: freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx

Jeff Mallatt wrote:
> At 2000/07/15 14:55 , Mathias Hasselmann wrote:
> >The motto of Freeciv "'Cause civilization(s) should be free!"
> >contains a little trick which only works in the English
> >language: Civilization *and* civilizations should be free!
> "'Cause civilization(s) should be free!" is *not* the standard motto.  The
> standard motto is "'Cause civilization should be free!" -- without the
> "(s)".  So, there is no "English language trick".

Doh! The German translator cheated me.
I should have looked more careful at the sources...

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