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To: lewisglad
'I think he didn’t understand what I wanted. He spoke only fractured English and French.
'But I explicitly said in my native tongue, French, and also in a little bit of English when he looked confused, that I wanted three little stars only near my left eye.'


I often encounter language barriers when I order from take-out ethnic restaurants, but the worst case scenario has been getting abalone instead of eel. With tattoos, you should probably be a bit more thorough in making sure you were understood.
30 posted on 06/16/2009 5:34:11 PM PDT by Welsh Rabbit
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To: Welsh Rabbit
I would think somewhere in the explaining she would have held up three fingers and pointed to three places on her face.

One two three. That should be easy even if neither spoke any of the other’s language.

59 posted on 06/17/2009 3:37:32 AM PDT by PeteB570 (NRA - Life member and Black Rifle owner)
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