- Nov 11, 2007
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Just as well cause us lazy English speakers would be internationally fucked otherwise.
There are exactly enough languages in the world. Languages are like DNA: we have or use them but no individual controls them.I've tried a few languages but never have anyone to talk with, plus I am a lazy learner. I read Algeria is proposing g teaching English from 9 year old same as what French language is taught just now, much to the annoyance of the French.
Makes life easier for us lazy blokes for sure whilst it seems pointless learning other languages as there too many and they all speak English anyway
You're just speaking double DutchThere are exactly enough languages in the world. Languages are like DNA: we have or use them but no individual controls them.
It's also good for your brain (and your general outlook) to speak more than one language, can stave off early onset Alzheimer's (had to think about that name furra second ) and generally increases communication between both sides of your brain.
But I would say all that, wouldn't I?
Wow, good post. Big tradition, isñ't it, in many border places to have their kings and queens for the year?Getting back to Romany language there’s a village about 4miles from me called Yetholm close to the English border king of the gypsies Blyth (surname) was supposed to have stayed there. Every year they have a civic week and a man and woman are picked to officiate the woman is called the Barrie Manashe and the guy is called the Barrie Gadgie.
Coming from Edinburgh I always thought barrie (good) and gadgie (man) were Edinburgh slang cos a lot of people down here apart from Yetholm didn’t understand what barrie meant.
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