Not a good m.o. for 2nd lang acquisition, but interesting

A discussion of the peculiarities of languages and the differences between them.
dsteve54
Junior Lexiterian
Posts: 77
Joined: Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:26 pm
Location: USA (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Not a good m.o. for 2nd lang acquisition, but interesting

Postby dsteve54 » Sat Dec 08, 2007 7:29 pm

Not recommended as a way to improve one's non-native language, but an interesting article:

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22 ... om=mostpop
Known in restaurant circles by quasi-Thai moniker, "That Guy" (e.g. heard in the back.."that guy is here again"; "that guy on/at table 10"; "that guy is going for a sirloin again", etc.)

Half the distance in half the states...from half2run.com

User avatar
Perry
Grand Panjandrum
Posts: 2306
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 9:50 am
Location: Asheville, NC

Postby Perry » Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:19 am

Thanks for the link. That was something one doesn't read everyday.
"Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening all at once. Lately it hasn't been working."
Anonymous

User avatar
Stargzer
Grand Panjandrum
Posts: 2576
Joined: Tue Feb 15, 2005 3:56 pm
Location: Crownsville, MD

Postby Stargzer » Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:20 pm

Only one word to describe it: OUCH!
Regards//Larry

"To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."
-- Attributed to Richard Henry Lee


Return to “Languages of the World”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest