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Rivso
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 Message 2057 of 3740
22 December 2011 at 12:34am | IP Logged 
When you start revising flash cards while chatting with friends without even noticing and
then wonder why they think you're weird >_<
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birthdaysuit
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 Message 2058 of 3740
22 December 2011 at 1:43am | IP Logged 
You know you're a language nerd when you somehow manage to steer every conversation you
have towards the topic of language learning, and watch the blank expressions or hear the
heavy silences on the phone, but you continue talking. And you don't care... because
you're a language nerd.
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meramarina
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 Message 2059 of 3740
22 December 2011 at 2:40am | IP Logged 
When you love and respect all animal life, but if one of them gets in the way of your language learning, you have no problem using it as an impromptu lap desk:



*IMPORTANT ! This is not recommended, however, if the intrusive pet is a cat.

Edited by meramarina on 22 December 2011 at 2:52am

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Amerykanka
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 Message 2060 of 3740
22 December 2011 at 5:41pm | IP Logged 
When learning how to count up to ten in Welsh gives you an enormous and entirely disproportionate satisfaction.

When your friend brings you a song written in Russian and asks you to teach her the pronunciation, and you don't say, "You're crazy; I don't know any Russian!", but instead are thrilled because now you finally have a genuine excuse to learn to read Cyrillic.

When your chemistry teacher announces an extra credit assignment to your class by saying that you will really like it, and the assignment turns out to be finding the etymologies of the names of ten of the elements. (Due to your enthusiastic reaction, most of your chemistry class probably thinks you are insane now.)
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LebensForm
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 Message 2061 of 3740
23 December 2011 at 5:59pm | IP Logged 
When you write "Fröhliche Weihnachten" on soneone's whiteboard on their door, than you come by later and Merry Christmas is written in 5 other languages on this person's door inclusing Manderin Chinese and Welsh, and you are deeply pleased with yourself.

When you find this to be absoultely adorable even though you don't care much for Rosetta Stone

I do want a little boy like that :)
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Doitsujin
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 Message 2062 of 3740
23 December 2011 at 9:11pm | IP Logged 
LebensForm wrote:
When you find this to be absoultely adorable even though you don't care much for Rosetta Stone

BTW, the German viewers cannot watch this video, because the description contains the word "Hitler."

LebensForm wrote:
I do want a little boy like that :)

That can be arranged. Just come to Germany. :-)
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Ellsworth
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 Message 2063 of 3740
23 December 2011 at 11:25pm | IP Logged 
when you have over 10 keyboards in different languages installed on your computer
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Rivso
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 Message 2064 of 3740
24 December 2011 at 1:11am | IP Logged 
LebensForm wrote:

When you find v=lSzABuq9qNY&skipcontrinter=1">this to be absoultely adorable even though you don't
care much for Rosetta Stone



not available in france either :(


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