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#151696 - 12/08/05 11:17 PM Re: pertaining to phone Joined: Sep 2000
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#151697 - 12/08/05 11:19 PM Re: pertaining to phone Joined: Jul 2003
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Te Ika a Maui
For those of you not paying attention, my initial repsonse to his post was a concise and non-critical question.
noho ora mai
#151698 - 12/09/05 06:23 AM Re: pertaining to phone Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 203 Homo Loquens
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Logwood : What's your first language? How long have you been speaking English?
'A man who knows everything and who never dies.' --Voltaire of the Comte de Saint-Germain.
#151699 - 12/09/05 11:51 AM About me Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 270 Logwood
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My mother tongue is Hebrew, I can't answer the second question because I don't get many chances to actually speak English. Though I have been to London, and acted as translator a couple of times, and it did in fact became my thinking-language, however my environment still forces me to communincate in Hebrew (depressive!).
Though I've loved English ever since I can remember myself eating sand in the kindergarten, and always strove to understand it better... particularly through the computer and didactic books I've had, and when I finally got internet in 1995 I've gone berserk. I'll soon turn 20.
Thanks for asking.
Edit: I usually say - correct me in math and I'll never remember, correct my English and you are etched in my memory.
Last edited by Logwood; 12/09/05 03:39 PM.
#151700 - 12/09/05 01:25 PM Re: About me Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 500 Elizabeth Creith
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Northern Ontario, Canada
[quoteI usually say - correct me in math and I'll never remember, correct my English and you are etched in my memory.
Ooooooh, says she, is that good or bad? I'm a printmaker - one etches metal with acid. Of course, as I recall some of my early English teachers, they used acid, too, to etch the rules of grammer into my memory.
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