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    If you could instantly speak a language...

    ..as well as your first language, what would you pick? Just wondering what languages interest you.

    For me, it would be a tie between Arabic and Navajo. They both sound beautiful and mysterious to me.
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    Japanese, or maybe Spanish given the situation im in at the moment.

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    I would definitely go for Japanese.

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    Hungarian, followed by Tagalog.

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    Either Hebrew, Greek, or spanish
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    Does English count?

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    the language yoshi's speak

    yah, you heard me punks, bring it

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    Ancient Egyptain. That way I could make millions teaching others!

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    Is Ancient Egyptain anything like Ancient Egyptian?

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    Japanese...

    I tried to learn it once.. didtnt get far.

    Otomodatchi mo coo-coo sei des ka?

    yah thats about all I learned.. I think it means "Does your friend also go to high school". That is, if I spelled it right. Oh and of course I can count to 10

    And seeing as how spanish is seeming like a necessity... spanish.
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    For me, it would be a tie between Arabic and Navajo. They both sound beautiful and mysterious to me.
    plus, linguistically, Arabic is among the most perfect languages in grammar.
    there used to be something here, but not anymore

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    What do you mean, make millions on Ancient Egyptian? I have a book on it right next to me! What do you think my signature is in? Yep, that's the modern view of Ancient Egyptian .
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    Err... How is it "linguistically... among the most perfect languages in grammar?" Perhaps it is more regular (that is, with fewer intricacies of rules), but the designation of perfection or any level thereof is arbitrary.

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    Well , English is a necessity for me right Now (oh yeah, I have to work strong on it, hope you see the difference in few months, because of my international student status) , In addition I'm also interested in learn french, I want to finish my major in Canada.
    Have I crossed the line?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jverkoey
    the language yoshi's speak

    yah, you heard me punks, bring it
    Whatever people...

    I'd want to learn Klingon.... I mean Latin.
    Yoshi

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