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Hmm... I used to be able to give greetings in about 70 languages...back
when I worked with speakers of that many languages on a daily basis.  Can't
remember quite a few of them now.  What was that greeting in Nama?  And
I've forgotten Ao Naga as well....

Adam


On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Leonardo Castro <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I hope it's not against the rules to chat with myself, but I just
> considered possible claims to fame:
>
> * to be the first person to speak "hi" like a native in more than 200
> languages;
>
> * to be the first hyperpolyglot of conlangs.
>
> I wonder what's the maximum number of conlangs that a single person
> has ever been able to speak...
>
> Até mais!
>
> Leonardo
>
>
> 2014-02-13 13:42 GMT+01:00 Leonardo Castro <[log in to unmask]>:
> > This new hyperpolyglot celebrity, Tim Doner, called my attention for
> > his uncommon choices of languages (20 ones):
> >
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOiXtWcQ8GI
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km9-DiFaxpU
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7nqtj_sXKo
> >
> > Knowing such diverse languages is a desirable hability for conlangers,
> methinks.
> >
> > This girl, Lisa Tao, speaks even more languages (23) in the following
> > video, but I think she doesn't incorporate the accents as well as Tim
> > Dones does:
> >
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-sBQUAYJoM
> >
> > There are also these guys, Richard Simcott, Hugues Baudrillart and
> > Luca Lamperiello, with more Eurasian-centric sets of languages:
> >
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAtWuQmdexs
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RsPu7v7iZ4
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I8sytPJhdU
> >
> > Less frequent in the Internet, this Brazilian writer, Carlos Freire,
> > can allegedly speak more than 120 languages and has published a book
> > with translation of poems from 60 languages:
> >
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BiCadms8PM
> >
> > Até mais!
> >
> > Leonardo
>