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Re: Ridiculous
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• Posted by: Pogel Adler
• Date: Sunday, November 16, 2003, at 2:23 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Ridiculous (yippie)

> There is only one German track title...

> Neodaemmerung, what's so ridiculous about that? It means new dawn in Latin
> and German respectively. The German is fine, the Latin is fine, is it the
> mixing that is ridiculous? It's a pun, man.

What about Kidfried? I can't remeber ha was fried in the movie...
"Das Banegold" is even worst. Not very difficult to translate, it should be clear that the title is nonesence. I can't remember Bane being a river (if you know about Rheingold)
Neodämmerung is quite logical if you take the meaning of dawn as downfall and resurrection, very much like Götterdämmerung or the expressionistic peom-collection "Menschheitsdämmerung" by Kurt Pinthus, which also alludes to Götterdämmerung.
And therefore, this is not a pun but an allusion. And that's what I said in the original post.
But it still reads ridiculous between titles like "Men in Metal" or "Why, Mr. Anderson".


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