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The comment that a professor is talking about teaching a Sanskrit class
leads you to immediately rethink your schedule for next semester.

On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 5:57 PM, A Walker Scott <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> You try to read abbreviations as if they were words in Natqgu
>
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:28 AM, George Walker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Accidentally pronouncing <j> as /j/. I do this all the time.
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:43 PM, RKRts Animations <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Getting REALLY excited when learning about Sequoyah in history class
> and
> > > asking to demonstrate written Cherokee on the board
> > >
> > > On Feb 21, 2018 2:36 PM, "Melroch" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > > Most of your music not being in your L1 is pretty normal when your L1
> > isn't
> > > English! :-) Perhaps 3% of my music is in Swedish. But then nearly half
> > of
> > > my music has no vocals!
> > >
> > > Here is more:
> > >
> > > You know you are a writing systems geek when
> > >
> > > You install a multilingual keyboard on your tablet and then hack it so
> > that
> > > you can type combining accents.
> > >
> > > You hack Vim (the text editor) to make it easier to switch keymaps,
> > having
> > > written several keymaps yourself.
> > >
> > > You learn shorthand at age 21 and then spend 30 years and counting
> > refining
> > > your multiple schemes for using it for other languages than the one it
> > was
> > > made for.
> > >
> > > Appendices E and F are falling out of all your _The Lord of the Rings_
> > > paperbacks.
> > >
> > > You write your shopping lists in runes.
> > >
> > >
> > > Den 21 feb 2018 15:23 skrev "Tony Harris" <[log in to unmask]>:
> > >
> > > > I can totally relate to the music one.  Most of my favorite
> > bands/artists
> > > > do not sing in English (my L1).  And for the second, I always just
> give
> > > up
> > > > and turn off automatic spell check in every app that has the feature
> > > > because I get tired of so many red lines!
> > > >
> > > > On 02/21/2018 09:06 AM, Krista D. Casada wrote:
> > > >
> > > >>
> > > >> When the music on your mp3 player is in several different languages,
> > and
> > > >> the vast majority of it is in a language other than your L1, and
> some
> > of
> > > >> them you don't even understand but you listen to them anyway because
> > > they
> > > >> sound cool.
> > > >>
> > > >> ...And thus you annoy everybody else in the house by attempting to
> > sing
> > > >> along.
> > > >>
> > > >> When everything you type is red-underlined because the spell-checker
> > is
> > > >> inevitably set to some language other than the one you happen to be
> > > typing
> > > >> in... or you're typing in a language the spell-checker doesn't know
> > > >> exists.
> > > >>
> > > >> All. the. time.😂
> > > >>
> > > >> Krista C.
> > > >>
> > > >> ________________________________
> > > >> From: Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]> on
> > behalf
> > > >> of taliesin the storyteller <[log in to unmask]>
> > > >> Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 7:33:51 AM
> > > >> To: [log in to unmask]
> > > >> Subject: Re: Chat: You know you're a language geek when...
> > > >>
> > > >> On 2018-02-20 18:04, Tony Harris wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>> You have your OS's language set to something other than your L1,
> > > because
> > > >>> why not?
> > > >>>
> > > >> I run with English as my OS language because translations can be so
> > > >> cringeworthy, and most software is made with English speakers in
> mind.
> > > >>
> > > >> GIMME MY ISO DATES DAGNABBIT! en_DK tribe represent!
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> t.
> > > >>
> > > >
> > >
> >
>



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