2012-09-30, 08:45 PM (ISO 8601)
Colossus in the Playground
Re: Musings on Language #2
That still exists in German. Durchschlagen, durchdringen, several others, probably. With "durch" meaning "through", here.
"You raise your baton. The glass kettle drums pound out the the overture. Your vision clouds with blood. You wipe it away and continue. The xylophonist's hair bursts into a violet flame, but he continues playing. He's either a consummate professional or very drunk indeed..."
Originally Posted by Palanan