To: crusty old prospector
Boy I agree. The DOE determined Arabic is the language of the future? I think not. Mandarin Chinese is the language I’d love to learn. That, and refining my other second language of profanity.... lol.
posted on 02/08/2011 6:31:25 AM PST
(For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son..........)
“refining my other second language of profanity”
Just take a good look at the world and the craziness around us, that should give your second language skills a boost. ;)
posted on 02/08/2011 6:36:10 AM PST
(The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
Just practice this:
Duìbuqǐ, nǐ huì shuō yīngwén ma?
(Sorry, do you speak English?)
posted on 02/08/2011 6:36:51 AM PST
(My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
Esperanto is the language of the future! No doubt about it.
It would rank right in there with learning Spanish or Portugeuse. The languages of commerce - not.
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