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Maybe we can eventually make language a complete impediment to understanding. -Hobbes
by Izzy (izzy at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 05:21:53 AM EST
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... just type it.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 06:17:03 PM EST
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Heh - it's my thick Los Angeles accent that's to blame...

Actually, one of the friends I was with is a total skater-boi (for example, he actually advised us to "cop a squat" on the fountain at the Louvre).  We were worried he'd have trouble communicating.  We get to the restaurant and, to our astonishment, he busts out with some perfect French!  Turns out he'd been listening to French for Dummies on his iPod for weeks.  I guess that really works!

Maybe we can eventually make language a complete impediment to understanding. -Hobbes

by Izzy (izzy at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 06:51:51 PM EST
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