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ROBERT

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cunning linguist required
« on: 08/08/2006 15:59:04 »
Its been very hot here in the UK.
Thirsty, I bought this bottle of cola from a street vendor.
I had drunk the contents before I noticed the (Georgian?) text.



Can anyone tell me where this bottle came from ?.
(The only english text on the lable is "Coca-Cola Light").


 

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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #1 on: 08/08/2006 16:26:23 »
That is very odd! Are you feeling okay Robert!LOL Seriously though it almost looks like hebrew No hmmm  Egyptian maybe?

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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #2 on: 08/08/2006 16:52:43 »
Well it's not Hebrew.

I think it's Saturnian and if I understand it correctly it reads:

" If found to be defective please return to Titan...3rd moon from the right..this does not affect your statutory rights "

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« Reply #3 on: 08/08/2006 16:56:28 »
HEHEHEHEHE! LOL! TOO FUNNY!

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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #4 on: 08/08/2006 17:34:17 »
Robert,

To me it is from the indian sub-continent. There are many languages there and a lot of alphabets, but I am no lingust, much less cunning.




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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #5 on: 09/08/2006 06:31:57 »
Could it be Myian( spelling sorry)?

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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #6 on: 09/08/2006 07:36:17 »
This is the Georgian alphabet:



It looks like it is a close match.

Don't ask me to translate.



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« Reply #7 on: 09/08/2006 12:23:40 »
George, please translate .

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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #8 on: 09/08/2006 13:21:28 »
quote:
Originally posted by neilep
George, please translate .



The easy bit is the two characters after the number 500, which are the characters 'ml' - for millilitres.



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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #9 on: 09/08/2006 15:24:00 »
quote:
Originally posted by Karen W.

That is very odd! Are you feeling okay Robert!?

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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #10 on: 18/08/2006 19:35:29 »
What's Georgian for "we've got no friggin' drinking water since that coca-cola bottling plant was opened"?



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Re: cunning linguist required
« Reply #11 on: 18/08/2006 22:53:16 »


Spot on neil ! you can see the consumers reflection, and wasnt it clever of george and ian to invent a whole new language [8D]

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