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Re: Languages

Postby Carmen » Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:19 pm

bite_me wrote:Does german have apostrophes?

Usually not... but there are some rare cases ;)
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Re: Languages

Postby little-freak » Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:54 pm

Carmen wrote:
bite_me wrote:Does german have apostrophes?

Usually not... but there are some rare cases ;)


yeah but people often make mistakes with that :D you see often see shields like Anna's Bar (stupid example i know...) even though in german it should be Annas Bar.

i know a book (Resturlaub for the germans here) where the maincharacter is always moaning about the wrong apostrophes in the name of the beer the factory he's working in is producing :lol: Sepelpeter's i don't know...it's really funny^^
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Re: Languages

Postby pallorxmortis » Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:58 pm


I'm English so I speak English as a primary language.
I'm also fluent in American Sign language and I'm in the process of learning English and Japanese Sign Language.

I'm also learning Persian from one of my co-workers and Arabic.


Edit: I also can pick up Italian and Latin pretty well. I'm a classically trained singer and those two languages are the easiest to sing in. xD
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Re: Languages

Postby CauseofEdwardIlove » Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:00 pm

I speak engilsh....and enough Spainsh to get by but nothing to brag about!
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Re: Languages

Postby Eternally Dazzled » Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:03 pm

I'm American, and I speak English (obviously) and fluent Hebrew. I'm in my first year of Spanish, though, does that count? ;)
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Re: Languages

Postby copper curls » Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:28 pm

Eternally Dazzled wrote:I'm American, and I speak English (obviously) and fluent Hebrew. I'm in my first year of Spanish, though, does that count? ;)


okay, I'm Canadian, and I speak French and English. ^ I'm in my first year of Spanish, too! that should definitely count, ED. I'm working my butt off in Spanish class. :D
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Re: Languages

Postby Eternally Dazzled » Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:30 pm

Haha, me too! Spanish is hard stuff....
while I'm on the topic, I got my first Spanish test back today! 95.5%! :O :)
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Re: Languages

Postby twilightbelle<3 » Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:42 pm

I speak English, main language. And kind of speak French.
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Re: Languages

Postby paramore » Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:16 am

My primary language is English. However being from Canada most of us have to take French in elementary and middle school. So, although I'm not fluent in French, I can understand and speak a bit. Same goes for Portuguese - although I don't speak any ( my father was born/raised in Portugal), I understand it more or less.

I have a question for those people that do have speak more then one language. What language do you dream in? I mean, for example if you are Italian and now live in North America and speak more English than your native tongue... Would you still dream in Italian, English, or both?
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Re: Languages

Postby pallorxmortis » Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:50 am



I normally dream in American Sign Language with subtitles.
I've also dreamed in Italian.
Well, made-up Italian since my Italian is very limited.
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