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Mar 17th, 2014, 08:01 AM
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Peter Sellers speaks french better than I do

and he's dead.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXn2QVipK2o
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Mar 17th, 2014, 08:46 AM
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That's because he learned French from Inspector Closeau...now, if you will excuse me, I must find a reum for my minkey.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 09:33 AM
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I'm learning french from Pimsleur and the Pink Panther. I'm telling vu, it's no walk in the Tuileries.

It's not my dog.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 09:45 AM
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I do the same thing, I learn a foreign language so no one will understand me somewhere besides home.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 10:00 AM
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IMD...vu must have a lisonce to post here. it iz tha leahw.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 10:52 AM
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It's not moi. It's the monkey.

I'm on pimsleur disc 3, unit 6. I can ask a woman "would you like to drink something at my place?" Sounds like "escuvu vudrie bois quelcuchoz chez moi?" That should be a useful expression. I'm practicing while DW is at work.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 11:01 AM
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My license has been revoked on Fodor's more than once.

My wife is learning Flemish for our upcoming trip and it is just so hard to work "I need new spark plugs" into a conversation.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 11:08 AM
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just make sure you have some Pabst blue ribbon or Olympus, (think that's a california beer). None of that expensive French wine. After all, we want the very best for our French friends.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 11:09 AM
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Not sure what language - but not French - either spoken or written. My accent is bad - but a whole lot better than that.

And it is NOT my minkee that needs a rrrheum.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 11:12 AM
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More French lessons
http://youtu.be/zGNVU5ZjlgA
http://youtu.be/LsGoAhifAw4
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Mar 17th, 2014, 12:17 PM
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I'm glad they use the english word for restaurant.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 12:29 PM
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but they pronounce it correctly
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Mar 17th, 2014, 04:25 PM
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A friend was born of Mexican parents.

He speaks Spanish fluently.

Or so he thought until he went to Spain.


He was forced to speak English to be understood.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 05:36 PM
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Yes, there are about 14 different types of Spanish. We were working on a translation of a patient education booklet in my office - done by an approved healthcare translation service.

Then several people in the office looked at it - and picked out everything wrong - all different - based on if their background was cuban, mexican or puerto rican - verbs, idioms, etc - all different.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 06:35 PM
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One year we were staying in Arles at the famous hotel Nord Pinus. To give you an idea of My French.Some friends in Provence asked where we were staying. I said the North Penis.
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Mar 17th, 2014, 07:05 PM
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I said the North Penis.


At least you were popular.
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Mar 18th, 2014, 06:45 PM
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Mar 18th, 2014, 07:43 PM
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Pepi LaPew taught me everything I know.
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Mar 18th, 2014, 08:09 PM
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Tuscan, but he was so aggesive, you liked that?
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Mar 18th, 2014, 11:26 PM
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More seriously, I have always been impressed by another actor who learned French by spending just 6 months in Aix-en-Provence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JimidbMOLAM
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