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Sennin
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 Message 9 of 82
26 October 2010 at 8:33pm | IP Logged 
Hoshi Sato, the "communications officer" in Star Trek Enterprise :-).
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Teango
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 Message 10 of 82
26 October 2010 at 8:48pm | IP Logged 
C3PO - "fluent in over six million forms of communication"!


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Gorgoll2
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 Message 11 of 82
26 October 2010 at 10:36pm | IP Logged 
Thank you, ReneeMona:-)

In the anime Fairy Tail exists an hiper polyglot called Levy McGarden. With your language abilities she cans undo many spells.
Wolverine can speak many languages, include Cherokee.
My first post was very sucessful
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patuco
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 Message 12 of 82
26 October 2010 at 11:45pm | IP Logged 
Jack Higgins' hero Sean Dillon is a gifted polyglot. I can't remember all the languages he speaks, but I vaguely remember* him speaking Irish and Spanish apart from a few others.


* it's been a while since I've read Jack Higgins.

Edited by patuco on 26 October 2010 at 11:45pm

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Jinx
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 Message 13 of 82
27 October 2010 at 1:13am | IP Logged 
Ari wrote:
I recall an awesome YouTube video clip posted here a while ago where young Indiana Jones has a polyglot-off with a pretty lady. many languages were spoken, including Swedish (yay!), albeit with a terrible accent.


Is this the video you mean?
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Ari
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 Message 14 of 82
27 October 2010 at 3:09am | IP Logged 
Jinx wrote:
Is this the video you mean?

Probably (YouTube is blocked in China, so I can't verify).
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ronp
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 Message 15 of 82
27 October 2010 at 3:27pm | IP Logged 
Bourne (Matt Damon) also speaks some Dutch in the first movie, when washing his face and looking in the mirror.
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Gorgoll2
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 Message 16 of 82
28 October 2010 at 1:12am | IP Logged 
I brought other informations:

*Sam Beckett(Quantum Leap) - Speak seven modern languages - including English, Spanhish, French, Russian, German and Japanese - and four dead, one is Ancient Egiptian - he´s a great prodigy.
*Wolverine - He speaks English, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Cheyenne, Spanish, Arabic and Lakota and has knowledge of French, Thai, Vietnamese, German, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Hindi, and Persian. They´re a stranger untill as polyglot.
I got a good page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Fictional_linguists




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