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Old 18th June 2017, 10:51 AM   #403484  /  #291
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Read my posts with the following stupid accent: Nyfb
this link is extremely gib and oblivion, and includes a bonus MSG reference https://aeon.co/essays/why-is-englis...ther-languages

also I want meepmeep to join MR so she can confirm or deny that
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If someone were told he had a year to get as good at either Russian or Hebrew as possible, and would lose a fingernail for every mistake he made during a three-minute test of his competence, only the masochist would choose Russian.
lastly, I would like to propose we rename this thread The Official Etymology and Linguistics Thread
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