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Re: Similar (was: 'useful') languages

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, February 16, 2002, 1:13
Florian Rivoal wrote:
> I have a friend, his is french, and is nearly biligual in english. He > often makes something i find funny : he uses literal translations of > english idiomatic expressions in french, which is his own mother > language!
I like to do that with Spanish or Japanese phrases, like "I have hunger" or "My stomach is empty" instead of "I'm hungry". :-) But, that's generally intended as being humorous. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42