At the end summer came to town. Great! So I ran to the Donauinsel (an artificial island in the Danube) & stayed there for a few hours – now I look like a fat cooked lobster. Great! After breaking the sunburn record of 2005 (Howdy skincancer) I took the undergound back home and nearly died cause of the transpiration of some passengers. I hate that!
I know that’s all supervicial, at the same time a hurricane destroyes the life and property of people. It’s the old question: How should we react in our daily life if somewhere people are killed, lose all their property, are tortured etc.?

3 Comments so far

  1. Alejandro (unregistered) on September 1st, 2005 @ 11:54 am

    Did you mean perspiration? To transpire is to happen or occur.

  2. mitzi (unregistered) on September 1st, 2005 @ 12:57 pm

    “To happen or occur” is only a minor meaning of the term; it is in fact disputed whether this usage is correct at all. It mainly means “to be revealed”, but there also is a sense that encompasses perspiration.

  3. Alejandro (unregistered) on September 1st, 2005 @ 1:11 pm

    Hmm, you’re right, but ‘transpire’ in the sense of ‘sweat’ only works for plants or leaves.

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