(Almost) everything is expression

David Herman dherman at mozilla.com
Fri Nov 11 14:02:58 PST 2011


I would translate "How X is that?" as "that is very X!" :)

Dave

On Nov 11, 2011, at 12:26 PM, Dmitry Soshnikov wrote:

> On 11.11.2011 23:44, David Herman wrote:
>>>> How gorgeous is that?
>>> It's normal and consistent with other blocks, I'd say.
>> Sorry, that was an (American?) English colloquialism -- a rhetorical question meaning "that's gorgeous!"
> 
> <offtopic>
> 
> And what does it mean? :) I translated it as "how do you like it, ah?" or "isn't it just nice?". On what I say, "yeah it's nice and consistent with other blocks".
> 
> Anyway, thanks for noticing, basically I know English (American ;)), though not such interesting colloquialisms.
> 
> </offtopic>
> 
> Dmitry.



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