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Danaelect: 'There wouldn't be so many problems if everyone spoke the same language, so I'm creating one.'
'Gimme like whattayacallit...'
'Marcia, do we have anyone in legal who's fluent in both 'Mumbo' and 'Jumbo'?'
"What can I say? I was an English major."
Tags:grammar, grammar nazi, grammar nazis, fewer, items or less, correction, correct, english, english major, college, college graduate, grad, graduates, humanities, job, jobs, bitter, bitterness, world of work, literature, lit major, language, language skills, literacy, literate, literacy skills, register, registers, cash register, supermarket, supermarkets, groceries, grocery store, store, stores, clerk, clerks, proof, proofread, proofreading
'Do you speak English?'
At 4 years old most kids can say easy straightforward sentences.
'Shout louder Dear...he's a foreigner...'
Spanish speaking English department
"We finally got him to talk, chief, but his first words were nothing but incoherent babbling."
Tags:first word, first words, interrogation, interrogations, interrogating, interrogate, interrogates, cop, cops, suspect, suspects, baby, babies, child development, rites of passage, toddler, toddlers, baby speak, baby talk, police, policemen, policeman, detective, detectives, language skills, language development
'My goodness, Mr. Grtptzsk -- how long has it been since you had a vowel movement?'
"Sorry, sir. But if you can't pronounce it, you can't have it."
'No Thierry!! for the tenth time - let's go over when we use 'To Have' or 'To Be'
'The total failure of language.'
'News of the vague.'
"My mom's multilingual. She can say 'no' in four languages."
Tags:degree, degrees, diploma, diplomas, certificate, certificates, multilingual, language skill, language skills, linguist, linguists, linguistics, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, kid, kids, family life, family-life, strict, strictness, parent, parents, foreign language, foreign languages
"He's been told he has to cut down on using meaningless 'management speak'...which is causing him a lot of problems...as it's the only language he knows!"
'Roget it's fantastic, superb, extraordinary...where on earth did you get the idea?'
"Of course you'll study Latin. How else will you learn the names of your dinosaur friends?"
Tags:latin, language skill, language skills, latin name, latin names, tyrannosaurus rex, t rex, latin lesson, latin lessons, latin class, latin classes, linguist, linguists, life skill, life skills, dead language, dead languages, t-rex, dinosaur, teacher, education, parents, child, language, friends, anxiety, school
The Canada Geese decide to travel way down south for winter.
Danaelect: 'Things would be a lot easier if everyone had the decency to speak the same language!'
Danaelect: 'I've created a universal language that'll lead to world peace! It's called Danaelect.'
Danae's Celebrity Career: 'Don't you know who I am?...I've decided to pursue a career as a celebrity, so I'm developing the basic language skills used in the industry.'
"No, we do not wish to live with a family and learn to speak Serbo-Croatian."
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