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ReneeMona
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 Message 1729 of 3735
07 June 2011 at 8:00pm | IP Logged 
ellasevia wrote:
How many of you have sung "Part of Your World" underwater in Dutch?


I have! And I nearly drowned.
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nikorizzo
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 Message 1730 of 3735
07 June 2011 at 10:36pm | IP Logged 
ReneeMona wrote:
ellasevia wrote:
How many of you have sung "Part of Your World" underwater in Dutch?


I have! And I nearly drowned.


I've done it in Spanish! And my sister thought I was drowning and tried to pull me to the surface!
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languageguy13
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 Message 1731 of 3735
07 June 2011 at 11:20pm | IP Logged 
YKYALN when you can tell which in which language people's cheap import cigarette packet warnings are written

YKYALN when you had a few free weeks and learnt the next 5 weeks lessons of Mandarin and now have to sit through 35 hours of lecturers explaining the grammar and vocab when you know it
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patuco
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 Message 1732 of 3735
08 June 2011 at 9:25pm | IP Logged 
meramarina wrote:
You are a language nerd when you go to YouTube to watch videos about linguistics and instead you discover just the right theme song for the language nerd thread!

The Linguist Rap

It's very silly, but it makes sense to me and probably to you, too!


...and it leads to this.
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Jinx
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 Message 1734 of 3735
08 June 2011 at 11:28pm | IP Logged 
patuco wrote:
meramarina wrote:
You are a language nerd when you go to YouTube to watch videos about linguistics and instead you discover just the right theme song for the language nerd thread!

The Linguist Rap

It's very silly, but it makes sense to me and probably to you, too!


...and it leads to this.


That definitely just made my week. Linguists are so adorable sometimes.
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kyssäkaali
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 Message 1735 of 3735
09 June 2011 at 12:52am | IP Logged 
meramarina wrote:
You are a language nerd when you go to YouTube to watch videos about linguistics and instead you discover just the right theme song for the language nerd thread!

The Linguist Rap

It's very silly, but it makes sense to me and probably to you, too!


Suomi got mentioned! :D

*You know you're a language nerd when you're playing Half Life 2 dubbed in Mandarin Chinese with Finnish subtitles. Hells yeah, baby.
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s0fist
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 Message 1736 of 3735
09 June 2011 at 3:57am | IP Logged 
patuco wrote:
meramarina wrote:
You are a language nerd when you go to YouTube to watch videos about linguistics and instead you discover just the right theme song for the language nerd thread!

The Linguist Rap

It's very silly, but it makes sense to me and probably to you, too!


...and it leads to this.


Fun at the start, hilarious by the time people started swaying in synchronicity. :)
Thanks for the link.


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