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"The jack rabbit and the turtle"

Translation:Ο λαγός και η χελώνα

September 4, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AssimilateSpeak

Is this an allusion to Aesop? If so the common English is "the Tortoise and the Hare"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PeterArentoft

Wouldn't it be fair to also accept "κουνέλι" as Rabbit? I think only native English speakers would know the difference between a Jack Rabbit and a regular Rabbit


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AssimilateSpeak

Probably only native American English speakers too, and I bet most of them wouldn't even know what it really meant. Rabbit/hare/jackrabbit are interchangable to 99% of the population - even though they are technically different.

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