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Language Definitions

Postby Stargzer » Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:27 pm

I ran across these definitions while looking for some Latin resources:

Some Definitions
  • Foreign language: the funny way that foreigners talk
  • English Dialect: the funny way that other native speakers of English talk
  • Normal English: English as spoken by me
  • Dead language: speech so funny that it was laughed out of existence
  • Living language:what you call a dead language when speaking to a teacher of that language

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Postby Apoclima » Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:44 pm

Good fine, Larry!

Normal English: English as spoken by me

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