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    Romatic assistance please

    My rather attactive Russian penpal says that every time she recieves an e-mail from me she whisper to herself some of the following words which she has transliterated in to the roman apphabet. My Russian is still infantile so other than 'Englishman' I have no idea what she is saying.

    Please somebody help!


    doosha moya, moy lubezny, moy samiy luchshiy anglichanin na svete.

    thanks

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    My soul, my man, my best Englishman in the world.
    Я знаю
    Что делаю
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    Re: Romatic assistance please

    Quote Originally Posted by Mikkiboy
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    doosha moya, moy lubezny, moy samiy luchshiy anglichanin na svete.

    thanks
    Here's what it looks like in Cyrillic.
    душа моя, мой любезный, мой самый лучший англичанин на свете.
    De gustibus et coloribus non disputandum.

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    What's the difference between "на свете" and "в мире"? Do they mean two subtly different things, or just used in different situations?
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    "Alright, brain, I don't like you and you don't like me, so let's just figure this out and I'll get back to killing you with beer."

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    I'd say there's a minuscual difference between 'на свете' and 'в мире'. There might be some idiomatic expressions where на свете looks better than 'в мире' (or vice versa).
    -На свете столько много всяких вещей!
    -В мире столько много всяких вещей!

    I guess it's same as in 'in the globe' and 'in the world' in English.
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    Except I've never seen "in the globe". Maybe it's the difference between "The best song on earth" and "The best song in the world".
    Я знаю
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    And of course there's that famous ending:

    Скучно на этом свете, господа.

    Мне казалось, что это было Грибоедова, а нет -- Гоголя:
    http://kratko.goolook.ru/gogol/povest/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darobat
    Except I've never seen "in the globe". Maybe it's the difference between "The best song on earth" and "The best song in the world".
    Well, in Russian, they do say "on earth" as "на земле"

    so we have:
    на свете
    в мире
    на земле

    all meaning the same thing: in the world/on earth/ on the planet/ etc.
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    Except I've never seen "in the globe". Maybe it's the difference between "The best song on earth" and "The best song in the world".
    Oh! That was an error of mine! It was pretty late when I was writing that post. It resulted in me making the error.
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    doosha moya, moy lubezny
    sounds so archaic

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    Are you kidding?! Sounds great! I am so jealous. Why am I not English? I want Russian chicks to write such things to me.
    Водка "Властелин колец": две крепости, 80 градусов. Почувствуй себя гоблином!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ponzu
    Are you kidding?! Sounds great! I am so jealous. Why am I not English? I want Russian chicks to write such things to me.
    This is the reason nature invented mimicry. You can always pretend you are.
    I've got a TV, and I'm not afraid to use it

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    Quote Originally Posted by adoc

    This is the reason nature invented mimicry. You can always pretend you are.
    Especially online!

    -Fantom
    "Alright, brain, I don't like you and you don't like me, so let's just figure this out and I'll get back to killing you with beer."

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    And that's no good.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Thanks for all you replies.

    Thanks you particularily to Darobat and Spiderkat for your translations.

    But especial thanks top Ponzu for your jealousy. Yes, I am very lucky beyond that, that I deserve. Your jealousy makes me feel a whole lot better and you are right top be jealous, she is gorgeous.

    She even writes poety to me in English and has recently quoted Shakespeare's sonnet No 29 to me which made me feel pretty great.

    Here is sonnet 29


    When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,
    I all alone beweep my outcast state,
    And trouble deaf Heaven with my bootless cries,
    And look upon myself, and curse my fate,
    Wishing me like to one more rich in hope,
    Featur'd like him, like him with friends possess'd,
    Desiring this man's art, and that man's scope,
    With what I most enjoy contented least:
    Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising,
    Haply I think on thee,--and then my state
    (Like to the lark at break of day arising
    From sullen earth) sings hymns at heaven's gate;
    For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth brings
    That then I scorn to change my state with kings'.

    Wow. I'm such a lucky B*****d

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    I think she was quoting Modern Talking:

    You're my heart, you're my soul...

    Just kidding! You probably don't know Modern Talking, so you would not take offense anyway.

    What are the latest terms of endearment she has written? You know I started the collection.
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    Don't get too excited man....Sonnet 69 is on the way
    "Легче, чем пух, камень плиты.
    Брось на нее цветы."

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