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Posted: 5/13/2002 11:49:00 PM EST
Are you bilingual, or more?
Link Posted: 5/13/2002 11:53:49 PM EST
I am just now starting to learn Spanish. I have learned a little French in high school years ago. I would like to become fluent in Spanish and Arabic at least.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 12:20:59 AM EST
Not unless you consider being able to order 29 beers in spanish and saying thank you bilingual!  
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 12:38:54 AM EST
Yes I can shoot either left or right handed.

Do I win anything?

 Bob  [8D]
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 12:40:53 AM EST
I would not consider myself bilingual.  I know just about enough Spanish to make the Illegal Mexicans I deal with sometimes mad..hehe [:)]

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:06:04 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:53:02 AM EST
No, and I never will be.....
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:05:35 AM EST
Yes I am.
English (American Version)
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:24:04 AM EST
No, but I know enough Spanish to understand the migrants...  Just can't talk back and have 'em understand me...

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:28:36 AM EST
Are you bilingual, or more?
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No...Jo no able Ingles....Jo able Espagnol only.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:30:50 AM EST
Learned French in HS and College, Spanish from 12 years of deployments to LATAM and Portugese from DLI.  
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:49:03 AM EST
Si, estoy aprendiendo como hablar Espanol.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:01:27 AM EST
German, Croatian, Afrikaans (convesational)

Took 3 years of Latin in H.S. and all I can remember is Agricola, Agricolae (Farmer)
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:10:27 AM EST
Ich spreche ein beißen Deutsch.

Eric Der(Ekstatisch)Hun[>]:)]
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:47:39 AM EST
Hatten wir diese Diskussion nicht erst neulich?
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:04:15 AM EST
"Excuse me, but I speak jive."
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:44:43 AM EST
English, Mandarin Chinese.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:56:17 AM EST
Hoo-Yah!  English and Profane!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:02:15 AM EST
English, Deutsch, Polski, Espanol.

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:06:46 AM EST
No, and I never will be.....
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Have you tried?
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:25:58 AM EST
Not at the moment.  I have dabbled with latin a little.  I hope to become fluent in it so I can chant at people when I get mad.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:53:03 AM EST
No, and I never will be.....
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I guess you will have to rely on the billiards way of interogation if TSHTF Eh? [spank]
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:59:29 AM EST


Some Japanese.

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:59:30 AM EST
"Excuse me, but I speak jive."
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lol, beat me to it!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:59:46 AM EST
I'm not, but my wife is.  She's Okinawan, but been here since she was nine.  She speaks Japanese/Okinawan, but is essentially illiterate in it.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 8:08:26 AM EST
I can only speak English but coming from Detroit area I can understand some ebonics.  I can't speak it fluently but can understand directions and maybe I am going to be carjacked.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 8:41:19 AM EST
Russian, Ukrainian, some Serbian (Thanks DLI!), and some Spanish (I live in CA)....
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 8:50:35 AM EST
I'm American.  Of course I'm not bilingual...

If you know three languages, you're trilingual.
If you know two languages, you're bilingual.
If you only know one language, you're American.
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Link Posted: 5/14/2002 9:37:24 AM EST
Yes, Espñol!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 9:43:37 AM EST
and currently working on [red]Ebonics[/red] so that I can understand the people that work under me...
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 12:49:08 PM EST
53% know more then one language. I'm shocked.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 12:52:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:05:56 PM EST
i'm bi sexual (like it  in the morning and night)[}:D] i do it cause i can, this is america and i have that right.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:06:49 PM EST
Greek and French
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:21:49 PM EST
Yes. Speak a bit of Japanese, mostly learned in martial arts classes. It's surprising how much of the language you can pick up from these. Also a smattering of Vietnamese that I have learned on my own as well as from military books and movies. Wish I knew more though. A foreign language is learned best as a young child just because it isn't so strange at that point. If interested in your child learning a foreign language......have them taught in it at a very young age. The results might surprise you.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:43:22 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:53:05 PM EST
Yes !! I'm fluent in English and my primary language is French

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:53:47 PM EST
I am bi-labial. [:)]

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:58:40 PM EST
Unfortuantely, I have lapsed horribly in most of the languages I know...


I do speak "variations" of English...

British English
Armed Forces English

Most of the variations concern word usage and shortening of language under duress...

Pity I don't travel much anymore, it would be nice to pick up some of the languages again...

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:16:56 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:44:37 PM EST


and Bad English  [:D]

If I have a cold that gives me alot of flem, Klingon!
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