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g-bod
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 Message 3481 of 3735
18 December 2014 at 1:57pm | IP Logged 
When your husband puts a massive smile on your face after texting you in German.
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chokofingrz
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18 December 2014 at 4:01pm | IP Logged 
When you sign up for the Polyglot Conference in Berlin... and it's the first concrete thing to put into your empty 2015 calendar.
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Cavesa
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18 December 2014 at 9:42pm | IP Logged 
When you pass a group of foreigners in the city and your boyfriend asks: "hey, that was a
language you can't speak yet! What was it?"
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 Message 3484 of 3735
18 December 2014 at 10:39pm | IP Logged 
When you speculate whether the special features of the Swedish spoken at Jeff Lindquist's island are inherited from the Old Gutnish once spoken there, and you look this language or dialect up in both the Swedish and the English Wikipedia to check the verbal forms in the quotations - the articles are actually quite different so it is worth reading both versions.

It should however be said that strong verbs are a stable of all Germanic languages, and in this case I didn't reach any clear conclusion.

Edited by Iversen on 18 December 2014 at 10:44pm

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tristano
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 Message 3485 of 3735
21 December 2014 at 7:34pm | IP Logged 
when you want to translate something from lithuanian to English with google translate but the translating language
is set to Dutch, and you end to mentally translate from Dutch.
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Teango
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 Message 3486 of 3735
23 December 2014 at 4:37am | IP Logged 
I so want this bag for Christmas!
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 Message 3487 of 3735
23 December 2014 at 7:28am | IP Logged 
I can pronounce all of these but I didn't know any of the meanings.
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agantik
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 Message 3488 of 3735
23 December 2014 at 8:25am | IP Logged 
When you still want to learn Polish after seeing the picture of this bag...


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