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Old 02.11.2011, 23:21
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

How'd you come across that anyhow? What were you searching for that it yielded that as one of the results - I entered "yawn fest" in Google and it didn't turn that up for me.
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Old 02.11.2011, 23:33
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

Any idea what Esperanto women look like? (Just askin'?)
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Old 02.11.2011, 23:43
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

I sort of feel like responding to them..... but I won't.

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How'd you come across that anyhow? What were you searching for that it yielded that as one of the results - I entered "yawn fest" in Google and it didn't turn that up for me.
You'd be surprised when the EF pops up! One time I was searching something like Evita Fact or Fiction after seeing the movie. And a blog post bitching about EF turned up! Weird.

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Old 02.11.2011, 23:46
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

Have to admit, curiosity somewhat peeked...

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Esperanto was created in the late 1870s and early 1880s by Dr. Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof, an ophthalmologist of mixed cultural heritage from Bialystok, then part of the Russian Empire. According to Zamenhof, he created this language to foster harmony between people from different countries.
Ooooh, a created language. I see.

Still, perhaps learning it first will help me learn Hoch Deutsch which will help me learn Baseldüütsch...

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There is evidence that learning Esperanto may provide a superior foundation for learning languages in general, and some primary schools teach it as preparation for learning other foreign languages.
Ahh... wiki, where would I find things out without you?
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Old 03.11.2011, 00:00
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

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'87.2536637373% of statistics found on the internet are false' - Abraham Lincoln
There are lies, damn lies and statistics

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Old 03.11.2011, 00:11
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

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Any idea what Esperanto women look like? (Just askin'?)
Out of this world.

Anyway, shouldn't that obsessive's blog be written in Esperanto?
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Old 03.11.2011, 00:16
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

ok. i'll post an interesting fact. esperanto is linked to the the death of a pregnant woman and 5 children during world war 2.

the deaths were caused by hydrogen balloon bombs launched by the japanese and carried by the jet stream to america. the japanese got the idea from this from a scientific paper published in esperanto.

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edit: found a wikilink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasaburo_Oishi
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Old 03.11.2011, 00:40
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They didn't really say that we fear Esperanto will take over English?!
Delusional much?
I was reading the responses up to this point, when, IMHO, they went from having a position (with which I disagree) to being extreme and irrational.

Esperanto is as likely to replace English, or any other major language, as binary code is to replace English, or any other major language.
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Old 03.11.2011, 08:16
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

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Esperanto is as likely to replace English, or any other major language, as binary code is to replace English, or any other major language.

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Old 03.11.2011, 09:36
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

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Mini, that's Klingon.

Esperanto women look like this:
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How'd you come across that anyhow? What were you searching for that it yielded that as one of the results - I entered "yawn fest" in Google and it didn't turn that up for me.
I'm going to plead the 5th.
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Old 03.11.2011, 09:53
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

I'm not going to look to see if his assertions are true... but it seems he's got some valid points.
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Old 03.11.2011, 10:01
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Re: Rather Poor close mindedness At englishforum (blog post found)

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I'm not going to look to see if his assertions are true... but it seems he's got some valid points.
My opinion too
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Old 03.11.2011, 10:12
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Fixed that for you.
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Old 05.11.2011, 19:17
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Can I get a translation, please. I'm too lazy...
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