Freude, freude, jawohl!

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue Jan 25 2000 - 06:07:03 MST

At 09:04 PM 24/01/00 -0800, the inimitable 'gene wrote:

> > Actually, I got the "Scheherzade" reference. Wasn't quite clear in the
> > suffix. Figured it had *something* to do with psychology though.

>Think of it as fahrvergnugen, but sans fahr.
Oh, I do, I always do.

My Hun dictionary hints that this would be `driving for pleasure, but
without the fun'.

My own plan was more along the lines of Fahrerflucht. :)

(Ackshully, there was also embedded deep in my own lumbering jest a pun on
Freud and -freude, with psychoanalysis's interminable joyous self-indulgent
tale-telling of one's Wertherian sorrows...)

(Just thought I should clear that up.)

(Over to Bob Owen, who is surely fluent in the tongue of the Philosophic
Master Race?)


This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Jul 27 2000 - 14:02:39 MDT