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garyb
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ScotlandRegistered users can see my Skype Name
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Speaks: English*, Italian, French
Studies: Spanish

 
 Message 2169 of 3735
04 March 2012 at 2:23am | IP Logged 
Zireael wrote:
When you prefer using English or Spanish Wikipedia to Polish one. Not only 'cause they have more articles. But just for keeping in contact with the language.


When you read this and wonder if the "articles" pun comparing Polish to English and Spanish was intentional.
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Hekje
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 Message 2170 of 3735
06 March 2012 at 1:00am | IP Logged 
When you, mentally contemplating uvular fricatives as you walk to school, appear to be
insane because you slip every few minutes and actually drop one aloud.

("Gghh... rrghh... hggggghhhhhhh...")
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psy88
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 Message 2171 of 3735
06 March 2012 at 3:57am | IP Logged 
Hekje wrote:
When you, mentally contemplating uvular fricatives as you walk to school, appear to be
insane because you slip every few minutes and actually drop one aloud.

("Gghh... rrghh... hggggghhhhhhh...")




when "contemplating uvular fricatives" sounds like something sexually perverse to everyone except you
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FireViN
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 Message 2172 of 3735
06 March 2012 at 4:14am | IP Logged 
When you are playing videogame with your friends and, while they are actually playing, you are wondering about the language written in the walls. It was vietnamese.
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kottoler.ello
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 Message 2173 of 3735
07 March 2012 at 8:45pm | IP Logged 
When you carefully cut off the corner of a single-serving packet of matcha instead of tearing it on the indicated line so as to preserve the text on the back. Also, you're not even really studying Japanese, just trying to learn the pronunciations of the hiragana and katakana to be able to pronounce all the random signs and posters (and tea packages) you encounter on occasion.
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GeneMachine
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 Message 2174 of 3735
07 March 2012 at 9:44pm | IP Logged 
When you come home after the second day of a three day, 8 hours per day exam in patent law and watch a Latin learning youtube channel to relax. Might as well schedule me for emergency slaughter now...
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Iversen
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Studies: Afrikaans, Greek, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, Icelandic, Latin, Irish, Lowland Scots, Indonesian, Polish, Croatian
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 Message 2175 of 3735
07 March 2012 at 11:40pm | IP Logged 
WHen you read the post above and wonder whether it is the channel of Evans1965
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Ari
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 Message 2176 of 3735
08 March 2012 at 6:58am | IP Logged 
When you go to Hong Kong for two weeks and return with fourteen books, half of which are dictionaries.


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