Losing languages ...
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 23, 2003, 15:02|
In response to all the people to replied to my comment re: my stay here in
Germany destroying my English:
I note most of you say you're just losing lexicon. While I too find myself
throwing German words into (supposedly) English sentences, I also find myself
stringing English words together with germanesque syntax;
monstrosities "because I in the city was" has passed my lips a couple of times
since coming here (cf German "weil ich in der Stadt war").
Other than that, it is some comfort to know that my troubles apparently aren't