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zecchino1991
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United States
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Studies: Italian, Modern Hebrew, Russian, Arabic (Written), Romanian, Icelandic, Georgian

 
 Message 2377 of 3735
11 June 2012 at 4:55am | IP Logged 
When you know the Turkish vowel harmony rules even though you only know about 5 words of
Turkish.
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Cavesa
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 Message 2378 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 12:24am | IP Logged 
Ismeme Granger wrote:
When you are watching Doctor Who(Season 4 Episode 14: Journey's
End) and your favorite
part is when Martha teleports to Germany and the Daleks are speaking German.

When you stop the video and immediately look up what they're saying.


Reminds me of the episode of Red Dwarf with Ace Rimmer and the crocodile in Germany. And
the Japanese dialogues in Heroes (no, I didn't look them up but I felt a sudden urge to
start learning Japanese).
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zecchino1991
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 Message 2379 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 1:56am | IP Logged 
When you go to open the app store on your iPhone and you accidentally open your Hebrew-
English dictionary instead because it's an automatic reaction.
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Ismeme Granger
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Studies: Spanish

 
 Message 2380 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 2:08am | IP Logged 
When no matter what you're talking about, the subject always changes to one involving
languages--usually ones that you're not even studying.

When your first reaction to hearing people whisper in public places is not, 'Wonder what
they're saying' but instead is, 'Wonder what language they're speaking.'
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LebensForm
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 Message 2381 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 4:38pm | IP Logged 
When you any time now update your facebook status, you automatically use German sentence strcture and even German spellings (hausing instead of housing) even though your updates are in English.


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Ismeme Granger
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 Message 2382 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 7:22pm | IP Logged 
When you can no longer pronounce the word 'sociable' the English way, because you're so
used to pronouncing it the Spanish way.

When your friends are so used to your little language nerdery quirks that they don't look
at you askance when you do things like mispronounce cognates.
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Serpent
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 Message 2383 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 7:24pm | IP Logged 
When you practically pray to have something in your 6WC target language. I sort of did yesterday. "God, please let there be a Euro stream in Polish!" lol...
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Iversen
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 Message 2384 of 3735
12 June 2012 at 7:44pm | IP Logged 
When you seriously consider making a collection of unexpected adjectival forms of town names, after having visited a Musée Bittenois at Beziers and seen a list of 'agathois' fish in Cap d'Agde


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