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[Survey] HP users around the world
01-13-2018, 08:12 PM
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(01-13-2018 07:06 PM)salvomic Wrote:  If a "Romance" speaker read enough about those similitudes can at least understand if not speak another Romance language easily.

I find this mutual intelligibility of the Romance languages interesting, because it seems very different from the situation with the Germanic languages. Dutch kids really have to work to learn German, even though those two languages are each other's closest relatives. I found English quite a bit of work to master as well (though easier than French, although French is easier to pronounce), but I find the Scandinavian languages (Danish, Swedish, Norwegian) absolute gibberish, especially when spoken. I guess the Germanic languages have been diverging from each other a lot longer.
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RE: [Survey] HP users around the world - Thomas Okken - 01-13-2018 08:12 PM
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