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Old 05-14-2011, 10:49 AM   #5
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Indeed. Since жрать is rather rude, I would have translated the slogan like so: "the more you read, the less you guzzle booze" or something similar
Guzzle booze is more close, but still doesn't convey exact meaning. жрать is often used for eating, and is only used for drinking when you want to express it in especially degradatory way. We would use word жрать for describing the way the pig eats. Like I said, I find the words very ... peculiar.
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Yes, but I find that doing work step by step as I outlined above is really fast and easy and yields the best results. YMMV of course.
I use command convert from imagemagick package to do conversion. It can do dithering and other nice things. Plus, commandline image manipulation is particularly 'leet' way of doing thins on Linux ;-)
For this and other tricks see
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...753#post818753
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