Friday, September 02, 2005


Just in case you never saw this little item when it was published in McSweeney’’s a nice Language Quiz for all y’all Lord of the Rings fans. See how well you do, identifying whether the following words are

Elvish or Yiddish?

1. A Elbereth Gilthoniel
2. Lorelindorenan
3. Geyin D'rerd Dort'n
4. Mellon
5. Parma Eldalamberon
6. Quenya
7. Keyneyin Hara
8. Malach Hamavis
9. Glorfindel
10. Osmon Hatgelt Furtmon
11. Arwen Undomiel
12. Chaim Schmiel
13. Elavil

[Answers in the Comments.]

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