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emcisquareisequaltoenergy
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how languages do u talk? ???? [crazy]
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umm, what? English, I think.

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Hmm, I don't think our friend here even speaks that one.
Here:
Me speak EnglishSpanish Latin. Pretty goodly [Wink]

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emcisquareisequaltoenergy
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i speak spanish, english, portugues.
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Before some of the meaner grammar police show up. Speak in proper sentences, capatalize things that should, and try and sound like you've completed English 9. This isn't a AOL chatroom LOLXD0wn3dBBQ a/sl wnt 2trad pix? type of place.

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English, and enough Spanish to get myself out of trouble, but not enough to have a comfortable conversation.

I can count to 20 and buy a train ticket in 4 or 5 others.

(I really liked Chile btw - welcome mc^2)

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Hi e=mcsquared

English, "holiday German" and I'm trying to learn Hindi.

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Just English and German. Ohh, and Geek according to some of my friends, does that count?

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I speak English, Spanish, Cantonese and a bit of Mandarin. Also bits of Danish.

I can write in English, Spanish and some primitive Chinese.

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I speak English fluently, though some might disagree about that at times. [Razz]

Spanish: Hablo poco español. [Razz] (OTOH, I can read it reasonably well.)

I am functionally illiterate in Japanese, but understand a *smattering* of it.

I can make heads or tails of written German, for the sake of sifting through tech documents (that's one of the main reasons I want to learn it).

I'm pretty well versed in Perl. [Big Grin]

On a related note, I'm actually quite decent at pattern matching, so I can generally find what I'm looking for even if I don't actually know the language in question. I said that I'm functionally illiterate in Japanese, but...I'm pretty damn proud of myself for actually finding something successfully with google.co.jp...
[ query | success! ]

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quote:
how languages do u talk? ????
Nice... This may not be your first language. [Big Grin]

I speak English as my second and Spanish as a first. I can probably understand Portuguese and Italian if some one spoke to me in either and of course I would respond in Spanish. [Razz]

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I'm not very good at learning languages, but I have worked at Spanish and Classical Greek.

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私は日本語を話ます。

Well, not much... but a little...

También, hablo español. ¡Es cierto! ¡Soy un gallo grande!
...Et un peu Français. Oui! Je suis un grand poulet!
...And a little bit of Arabic, but I haven't yet learned how to type it into a forum.
Ja, und Ich bin ein grosse kartofelsalat!

And I'm still working on the Middle English:

"Thus swyved was this carpenteris wyf,
For al his kepyng and his jalousye;
And Absolon hath kist hir nether ye;
And Nicholas is scalded in the towte.
This tale is doon, and God save al the rowte!"

Thazz all.

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quote:
Originally posted by ewomack:
"Thus swyved was this carpenteris wyf,
For al his kepyng and his jalousye;
And Absolon hath kist hir nether ye;
And Nicholas is scalded in the towte.
This tale is doon, and God save al the rowte!"

[Eek!] ewomack, how dare you post such filth!

[Big Grin]

I know Spanish the way most people know Latin: I know how to read it, but writing/speaking/understanding is out of the question. I would like to learn Hungarian, don't ask me why.

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Ich spreche nur Englisch und ein Biscien Deutsch.


Wow, I'm fairly certain I screwed that up somehow. Ah well, I'm only in German II, so I have an excuse.

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English is my 2nd language, I speak Python fluently however. [Wink] I spent the last week learning Ruby, I also understand a wee bit of Java, and can converse in at least a rudimentary level in PHP.

Seriously, my coworker and I go around the office speaking figuratively in Python... [Razz]

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quote:
Originally posted by supergoo:
quote:
Originally posted by ewomack:
"Thus swyved was this carpenteris wyf,
For al his kepyng and his jalousye;
And Absolon hath kist hir nether ye;
And Nicholas is scalded in the towte.
This tale is doon, and God save al the rowte!"

[Eek!] ewomack, how dare you post such filth!

[Big Grin]

I know Spanish the way most people know Latin: I know how to read it, but writing/speaking/understanding is out of the question. I would like to learn Hungarian, don't ask me why.

And I know Latin the way most people know Spanish, I can speak it, read it, and write it decently

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I speak American English and un peu francais aussi. That pretty much means I can order food and insult your mother.
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I speak "CAlli boy" "Marine" and "Geek".
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I only talk 'merican.
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quote:
Originally posted by alfrin:
I know Latin the way most people know Spanish, I can speak it, read it, and write it decently

Me too [Smile] . I also speak/write English (obviously), Ancient Greek, Urdu/Hindi, Punjabi and French.

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quote:
Originally posted by alfrin:
And I know Latin the way most people know Spanish, I can speak it, read it, and write it decently

Why is that? Are you studying for the priesthood by any chance?

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In order of learning:
Руский
English
日本語 (a little)

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quote:
Originally posted by garlicguy:
quote:
Originally posted by alfrin:
And I know Latin the way most people know Spanish, I can speak it, read it, and write it decently

Why is that? Are you studying for the priesthood by any chance?
Meh, it just interested me so I went out and learned it. It has helped me in Spanish a lot figuring out words I don't know.

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How exactly do you speak "Marine?" In the Navy we just speak english with a lot more cussing.
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