Re: A DISTURBING proposal! (was Re: Personal langs and converse of aux)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 8, 2001, 15:24|
En réponse à Levi Caddell <levica@...>:
> Ok, I will give this a try.
> a. Math - English or German (Depends on what I am thinking about)
> b. Cry - Depends on where I am and what it is about.
> c. Pray - I like to pray in french, but it really depends. Praying in
> German has always felt strange, but I can do it when necessary for
> to understand.
> let me add one here..
> d. Dreaming - I have rarely used Russian other than reading since I
> learned it, however, I often find myself dreaming in Russian. Have I
> brainwashed. (I learned Russian when in the US Army at the Defense
> Language Institute.) Strangely, I have also dreamed in my co-lang,
> Aeldurion. Quite often my dreams involve people speaking several
I'll add mine:
a. French, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Dutch, depending on the situation, and
with equal easiness for simple counting or calculating (I mean additions,
multiplications and such).
b. French or English, depending on the situation.
c. I never pray in words, more in feelings (I'm spiritual but not religious).
d. French and English, with lots of code-switching (interesting).
Well, you can say I'm a French-English bilingual :) . Since English is the
language I use to communicate with my boyfriend, that's not surprizing :) .
That's what happens when you're in an international couple :) .