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JNetto
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 Message 1625 of 3735
02 May 2011 at 11:35am | IP Logged 
Levi wrote:
...when listening to your target language sounds so much like music to your
ears that you actually dance to it.


This one got the "nerd-meter" all the way to the red!!!


When "Elvish" changes from a "ridiculous add-on to a novel" into a "beautiful language to your list"

The evolution of this thought is to do the same with Klingon, but I'm still a couple
light-years from that one! (A bit of a stretch...)



EDIT: Please refrain from multiple postings. Thanks

Edited by patuco on 02 May 2011 at 12:03pm

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meramarina
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 Message 1627 of 3735
03 May 2011 at 2:36am | IP Logged 
Quote:
When you admit you're the one who gave Iversen his 2000th vote


And, no doubt, that vote was well deserved, but I suspect that Iversen just might not be a Language Nerd after all, but instead a Language Ninja!

And you are a Language Nerd if you think this is a very fine thing to be!



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psy88
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 Message 1628 of 3735
06 May 2011 at 3:33am | IP Logged 
when you are really disappointed that there have been no new postings here for three days
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Levi
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 Message 1629 of 3735
06 May 2011 at 3:36am | IP Logged 
...when you are about to download the latest version of your web browser, but can't decide which language to pick.
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tritone
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 Message 1630 of 3735
06 May 2011 at 4:04am | IP Logged 
When you hear the term "Gothic" and the first thing that comes to your mind is the old Germanic language.

...and not the subculture of teenagers with dark makeup and trench coats.



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Amerykanka
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 Message 1631 of 3735
06 May 2011 at 3:13pm | IP Logged 
When Polish children's songs and nursery rhymes get stuck in your head, and you go around singing them. (Hopefully none of those passers-by understood Polish. . . .)
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newyorkeric
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 Message 1632 of 3735
06 May 2011 at 3:37pm | IP Logged 
When you check Assimil's website weekly to see what new courses have been created.


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