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genini1
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 Message 209 of 3735
25 December 2009 at 5:18am | IP Logged 
psy88 wrote:
You know you are a language nerd when all the gifts from friends and family are books to help you learn your target language(s). You are even a bigger(greater?) language nerd if you have to return all of them because you already own them all. And you are the biggest (or greatest) language nerd if you not only own them, but most have yet be opened.

The second sentence would be "You are an even bigger language nerd..."

Edited by genini1 on 25 December 2009 at 5:19am

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psy88
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 Message 210 of 3735
25 December 2009 at 5:04pm | IP Logged 
genini1 wrote:
psy88 wrote:
You know you are a language nerd when all the gifts from friends and family are books to help you learn your target language(s). You are even a bigger(greater?) language nerd if you have to return all of them because you already own them all. And you are the biggest (or greatest) language nerd if you not only own them, but most have yet be opened.

The second sentence would be "You are an even bigger language nerd..."


You are correct-thanks for pointing out the error :-)
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chenshujian
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 Message 211 of 3735
26 December 2009 at 8:06am | IP Logged 
When you are working as a salesman and interpreter in a big market where there are foreign customers from time to tiem.And your main concern is not about selling
goods(you will get extra money if you succeed),but to chat with them as much as possible.
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Levi
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 Message 212 of 3735
26 December 2009 at 11:14pm | IP Logged 
...when you are trying to help a customer who is speaking in two foreign languages, and the only thing you don't understand is what language you're supposed to respond with.

Edited by Levi on 26 December 2009 at 11:14pm

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MegatronFilm
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 Message 213 of 3735
27 December 2009 at 5:47am | IP Logged 
...when you say something to someone and then translate it all in your mind into all the languages you are
studying.
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ruskivyetr
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 Message 214 of 3735
27 December 2009 at 7:17am | IP Logged 
When you get an iPod touch for Christmas and the first thing you do is load dictionaries of all the languages you are studying onto there.

YAY!!!!
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Quabazaa
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 Message 215 of 3735
28 December 2009 at 4:31am | IP Logged 
When you randomly wake up feeling alert and rested at 4am and your first thought is "Oh yay!! I have a few hours to do some L-R before I have to truly get up and do stuff!" :D

Off to L-R XD
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chucknorrisman
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 Message 216 of 3735
28 December 2009 at 3:54pm | IP Logged 
I don't know if it was posted, but:

When you go to a bookstore and you see the Romance section and think that it would be about Romance languages. Happened to me just yesterday.


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