On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 06:09:11PM -0500, John Cowan wrote: > Original line from _The Warrior's Apprentice_ by Lois McMaster Bujold: > "Only on Barrayar would pulling a loaded needler start a stampede toward one." > English-to-Russian-to-English mangling thereof: "Only on Barrayar you risk to > lose support instead of finding it when you threat with the charged weapon." Oh, that's terrible. Did that line actually appear in the Russian translation?? I think Russian is even supposed to be one of the languages spoken on Barrayar . . .