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Postby Lord Lucan » 17 Apr 2007, 22:49

irishstu wrote:I DOUBLE DARE you to try Irish. Seriously, just one on-line lesson. You'll give up after 20 minutes. You think Basque is hard? Try Irish.


I taught Gerry how to speak Irish last Thursday. He kept falling down on his aras but I had him translating Ecce Romani into the original Irish by tea time.

I'm teaching NIE Ulster-Scots all next week. Doddle.
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Postby irishstu » 18 Apr 2007, 09:35

Big Fluffy Matthew wrote:
irishstu wrote:Honestly, BFM. You believe everything you see on TV. There's nothing to stop us meeting Klingons in 2011.
Yes there is, neither the Federation or the Klingons had warp capability then. Only the Vulcans, and possibly the Romulans.


Frankly I wouldn't be surprised if joesax invented one of those warp thingies by next week.
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Postby Joesox » 18 Apr 2007, 18:11

joesax wrote:I'll be back in 17th century China learning Manchu if anyone needs me.
Came back early. I'm never going there again! I must have gone to the wrong room in the palace while looking for the head honcho, because there was this guy with a big pair of scissors who wanted to remove the family jewels, if you know what I mean! Just managed to escape intact.

So learning Manchu's a no-go. But at least it gives me time to get to work on the warp thingy.
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Postby smell the glove » 18 Apr 2007, 22:45

joesax wrote:Came back early.


Did you happen to see these guys?

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If so, tell them Rufus wants his phone booth back. And for God's sake, keep Napoleon away from the ice cream.
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Re: I've finished learning Chinese

Postby John Yu » 26 Jan 2011, 23:49

Joesox wrote:Just thought I'd let everyone know that I've finished learning Chinese now. Vocab, grammar, pragmatics, characters, chengyu, all that classical stuff -- finished it all.

Now for my next language. Any suggestions?


First time I ever heard someone say they finished learning Chinese.
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Re: I've finished learning Chinese

Postby archylgp » 27 Jan 2011, 12:13

Learn Russian.
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