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patuco
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 Message 1745 of 3740
09 June 2011 at 9:51pm | 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.


I suppose that it's also very nerdy to have downloaded both of them to watch whenever I want.
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meramarina
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 Message 1746 of 3740
09 June 2011 at 10:17pm | IP Logged 
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I suppose that it's also very nerdy to have downloaded both of them to watch whenever I want.


That is extremely nerdy, but the best and nerdiest thing ever would be to get us all together, the HTLAL Language Nerds, into one room and sing our own version, "We Are the Nerds" or something like that. Yeah, it's impossible, but just think how much fun it would be for us, and how confusing for the rest of the world. We could sway back and forth, too, just like the linguist singers, and have a solo in every language we study!

EDIT: oh, yes, I'll make the name tags! Autotagger not invited!

Edited by meramarina on 09 June 2011 at 10:21pm

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kyssäkaali
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 Message 1747 of 3740
09 June 2011 at 11:42pm | IP Logged 
kottoler.ello wrote:
Iversen wrote:
kottoler.ello wrote:
Are you thinking what I'm thinking?


Probably not. My first thought was that such consonant clusters are more typical of Georgian and other Caucasian languages than of Armenian. The initial m- in particular is very common in Kartuli.


Haha, no, I was just thinking of learning some Armenian from her as well. When she told me her last name it did sound kind of Georgian to me, but I'm no expert on Caucasian languages.


Armenian has one of the neatest alphabets in the universe. I say go for it!
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LebensForm
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 Message 1748 of 3740
10 June 2011 at 4:01pm | IP Logged 
meramarina wrote:
Quote:
I suppose that it's also very nerdy to have downloaded both of them to watch whenever I want.


That is extremely nerdy, but the best and nerdiest thing ever would be to get us all together, the HTLAL Language Nerds, into one room and sing our own version, "We Are the Nerds" or something like that. Yeah, it's impossible, but just think how much fun it would be for us, and how confusing for the rest of the world. We could sway back and forth, too, just like the linguist singers, and have a solo in every language we study!

EDIT: oh, yes, I'll make the name tags! Autotagger not invited!


Hahaha, that would just be awsome!! I would pay a pretty penny to see this... ya just one.
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 Message 1749 of 3740
15 June 2011 at 10:20am | IP Logged 
...when you're packing your suitcase to go to Wales for a family reunion and you just
can't bring yourself to leave your French dictionary behind. A week of no French
vocabulary learning just messes with your plans too much.

Jack
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garyb
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 Message 1750 of 3740
15 June 2011 at 6:35pm | IP Logged 
You're trying to sleep and you get angry because people are shouting on the street
outside. Then you realise they're shouting in your target language, and you feel a lot
happier and relax again.
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LebensForm
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 Message 1751 of 3740
16 June 2011 at 6:47pm | IP Logged 
Around Christmas time, you walk out into the living room where your roommates and their boyfriends are and you notice on the menu guide on the TV says "Elf," and you isntantly think to yourself out loud say "eleven, wonder what that's about" after realizing what you said, you don't even feel an ounce of embarrassment.

Edited by LebensForm on 16 June 2011 at 6:50pm

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Phantom Kat
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 Message 1752 of 3740
16 June 2011 at 8:06pm | IP Logged 
- when the first thing you say upon hearing your brother is bored this summer is, "Learn a language." You are puzzled as to why he doesn't follow your advice.

- when you drop everything you do and go on a two-hour hunt when you find out you have no idea where one of your Finnish grammar books are; you still haven't found it and hope your Dad accidenally took it when he was packing.

(I'm still waiting for him to call to see whether he found it or not.)

- Kat

Edited by Phantom Kat on 16 June 2011 at 8:07pm



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