Re: Amazing, but true (Re:actions to the secret vice
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, November 9, 1999, 1:55|
On Mon, 8 Nov 1999 04:50:05 -0500 Jay Bowks <jjbowks@...>
> lives in Spain... I tried speaking with him in Portuguese and
> he responded in Spanish... he apologized and said he's not
> very good in Portuguese anymore after 15+ years... amazing
> enough to me, but it really hit me later, he's got a new life,
> and the old days are vague memories, including his mother
> tongue... Amazing, but true.
> Jay B..
The school psychologist and AP Psychology teacher in my highschool told
us once about an experiment he did in college with hypnosis and
age-regression. He was talking to someone who him and his partner had
hypnotized, and when they got to around the age of 3, the guy started
blabbering fluently in Spanish. When they brought him out of it and
asked him, he told them that his first language was Spanish, but that he
doesn't remember it that well anymore since he's been speaking English
constantly since then.
...who started Semantics in his linguistics class today
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