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jdmoncada
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 Message 1681 of 3740
26 May 2011 at 8:58pm | IP Logged 
... you correct someone's Amazon review of Lady Gaga's new album with the song "Scheisse" on it.


True. I did this. The person in the review called it "schiebe" not realizing the special character that represents 2 Ss.
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nway
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 Message 1682 of 3740
26 May 2011 at 9:03pm | IP Logged 
^ J. D Moncada (Louisiana) :P

You know you're a regular nerd when you look up someone's correction of someone's Amazon review of Lady Gaga's new album with the song "Scheisse" on it.
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LebensForm
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 Message 1684 of 3740
26 May 2011 at 9:56pm | IP Logged 
OMG that was you who did that?? lol ok.

Ack nein! not that silly eszett again!! Hahaha that song really does live up to its name... in my humble opinion...

Edited by LebensForm on 26 May 2011 at 9:57pm

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Levi
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 Message 1685 of 3740
29 May 2011 at 4:02am | IP Logged 
...when you decide to play iSketch for some fun vocabulary practice in your target language, and you end up winning against a bunch of native speakers.
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Levi
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 Message 1686 of 3740
31 May 2011 at 2:16am | IP Logged 
...when you go to your target language's Wikipedia for reading practice, and find yourself correcting its spelling and grammar.
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hjordis
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 Message 1687 of 3740
31 May 2011 at 2:29am | IP Logged 
When you go to your target language's Wikipedia for language practice and find yourself reading about other languages. (The other day I found myself on the Japanese Wikipedia for Telugu alphabet. I don't even know how I got there.)
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AndyMeg
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 Message 1688 of 3740
31 May 2011 at 10:49pm | IP Logged 
When you know how to say something in a foreign language but not in your own (native
language).

It happened to me! XD!




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