Re: CHAT: Need a word for these!
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 30, 2002, 16:40|
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> Well, it's quite a unique behaviour in the world! I know that in France,
> pronouncing borrowed words like they are in the original language (especially
> German or English words) gets you considered as a geek, or a posh who wants to
> show how much more intelligent he is than his interlocutor.
In English-speaking countries too.
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
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