Unbelievable tales from One Who Knows.‘It is a comfort in wretchedness to have companions in woe’.
We're taking a bit of a breather while the world rearranges its underpants. Meanwhile, the other blog is here.
The whole concept of Mother Tongue Day beggars belief. It is to promote multi-lingualism....There are enough multi-lingual people in the UK - we just need more who speak English!
I've never uttered a single word of English my entire life.They have the funniest of vowels for a start.
If I were to do an impersonation of how my mother speaks you'd have an empty library in no time.
Has anyone tried typing it into Google???
What about giving some attention to Esperanto which was designed as a second language for us all?
Being congenitally nosy I want to know what ideas you came up with. All perfectly respectable I'm sure.
Affer: parliamo Helminthdale!Jimmy: the Helminthdaleois have a few dipthongs unique to the locality.Gadjo: we need the podcast!Macy: I suspect Google got their ideas off us.Anon: some of the locals round here don't seem to have a first language yet.Pat: Maybelle was wearing a red outfit and matched it perfectly!
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