Andrey (azangru) wrote,


...страшно проигрывают в оригинале.

Какой роскошный лимерик у Воннегута (из серии "but the ones that I've seen so seldom are clean...")!

There was a young man from Stamboul,
Who soliloquized thus to his tool:
"You took all my wealth
And you ruined my health,
And now you won't pee, you old fool".

и последствия русской цензуры:

Какой-то ученый доцент
Сердился на свой инструмент:
"Мне здоровье сорвал,
Капитал промотал,
А работать не хочешь, нахал!"

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