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 --- Amanda Babcock skrzypszy:

> On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 03:53:21PM -0800, Arthaey Angosii wrote:
>
> > I just subscribed to the LINGUIST list and received an e-mail on a book
> > about translating.  Now, it looks like an interesting book, but why does it
> > have to be freakin' $70 for a 127-page book??
>
> At a guess, I'd have to say it's priced for the textbook market :)  They
> have some kind of formula, like "multiply price by 3" or "add $50" or
> possibly "multiply price by 3 and add $50" :)

Yes, I know the problem. Recently I found a dictionary of Tocharian B, and I
really want to have it. But regardless of how much I like the language, the
price made me doubt:  207 (= $207)! :(((

Jan

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