|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Q&A about words » Accents Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#15728 - 01/16/01 08:34 AM Accents
Loc: Perth, Western Australia
Further to Blackthorn's recent post, or rather, the digression about the use of languages in company - thought I'd share this with you.....
A young polyglot I was interviewing for a job once told me, "If the person you are talking with has an accent, it means that they probably speak at least one more language than you".
Don't know if it's original, but it sure makes one stop, think, be patient and respectful when speaking with a "furrner".
Forum Stats 8728 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members GrandmaCoo, ShellsnBells, charmingthemuse, toddster, Mussaf
8728 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 34 Guests and 3 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
LukeJavan8 118 endymion6 107 wofahulicodoc 88 A C Bowden 48 jenny jenny 44 Tromboniator 8 tsuwm 7 Bazr 7 FoFong 4 meliza 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11609 tsuwm 10521 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 LukeJavan8 6435 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400 BranShea 5282
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith