Fw: OUAI = "DAMN"?

From: Tolliver Family (tolliver@tstar.net)
Date: Mon Sep 14 1998 - 16:37:17 EDT

I suspect that if the JS had been really interested in using "idiomatic"
English for "ouai", they might have used "TS", instead. ;-) But that
expression uses one of the "forbidden" words... in Greek class we always
translated kakos as "evil", but it can actually mean S.

> From: Jane Harper <jharper@ix.netcom.com>
> I'm no fan of the JS, but my impression of the Scholars' Version is that
> are attempting to render the Greek into *idiomatic* English, as if we
> listening to Jesus preaching today. When was the last time anybody heard
> words "woe to you" in conversational English?

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