Re: virus: Something remains missing

Wade T.Smith (
Mon, 21 Jul 97 23:19:30 -0400

>The word you are referring to is monogatari which is a compound word (as
>many Japanese words are) that is made up of 'mono' or 'thing' and
>'katari' or 'talk' (the k changes to a g in the compound.) This word is
>commonly translated to the english 'tale' and there is no specific
>connotation with women's stories.

Thanx for that. My relation to the word (and a poor one, obviously, at
that) was from the early movies of these tales, especially the cinema of

And portmanteau words are always the best....

Wade T. Smith | "There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god." |
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