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Re: Jovian's Verbs From Hell

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 3, 2002, 6:27
Andreas Johansson scripsit:
> > Christophe Grandsire wrote: > > > Good mnemonic rules will work for everyone the > >same, regarless of the native language of those persons, since good > >mnemonic rules depend only on the target language. > > Beg to differ. [Swedish-German mnemonic snipped]
Not to mention such an obvious point as that if your native language is English, you can recall the French word for "kilometer" by its strange similarity to your native term, whereas if your native language is Chinese you remain (quite literally) clueless. -- Business before pleasure, if not too bloomering long before. --Nicholas van Rijn John Cowan <jcowan@...>