|Date:||Saturday, January 11, 2003, 10:34|
On Saturday 11 January 2003 10:31 am, Nik Taylor wrote:
> Thomas Leigh wrote:
> > I went through both phases. I took six years of French (7th-12th grades)
> > and adored the language. After high school, though, I got into my "more
> > exotic" phase (Greek, Turkish, Czech...) and dismissed French as plain,
> > boring, and uninteresting. Now that I've passed 30 and come to my senses
> > about a lot of things, I have (re-)realised just what a fascinating,
> > beautiful language French is and how much I really do love it.
> Hee hee. I hate the sound of French, to my ears, it sounds ugly and
> indistinct, everything seems to run together like watercolors left out
> in the rain. But, the grammar and history of the language is
> fascinating. :-) I just wish it sounded nicer, without all those ugly
> nasal vowels and front rounded vowels and with more stops to give some
> texture to the sound. :-)
Yes, that's how I see it...