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From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

Brillianf stuff is this Forum, you learn so much about Switzerland in the one place!

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Old 06.11.2009, 10:29
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

Heya

Welcome aboard !!!

Where are you going to stay in Switzerland ?
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Old 06.11.2009, 10:31
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

Welcome to the forum, evona.

When are you making the move?
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Old 06.11.2009, 10:33
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

Welcome to the best site in the Northern hemisphere, a place of eternal wisdom, a gatering place for nice and crazy people
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Thanks, your very nice !

Genava is gorgeous but I dont speak any French and have some German so for sure I will choose a German speaking part.
Might be successful with some job in Zurich, which is lovely!, would love to settle over there! :-)
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

You people are so extremely nice in here!!! ;-)
I hope to move asap then thanks!

as soon as December comes ;-)
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...Genava is gorgeous but I dont speak any French and have some German so for sure I will choose a German speaking part...
Do you still consider me nice if I remind you that the daily language spoken in Zurich is not German at all but Alemannic? Try to find out the difference, there have been many threads about this in this forum. Good luck anyway with your move!
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Old 06.11.2009, 10:55
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Genava is gorgeous but I dont speak any French
Neither did I, so I just try to speak like I'm in an episode of 'Allo 'Allo. Easy!
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Old 06.11.2009, 10:56
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

Welcome to the forum. We can be friendly if treated nicely.

If you do choose Zurich, drop by one of our social events.

(Alemannic still linguistically a dialect of High German, but don't tell anyone that around here: they become violent at the suggestion. But it does seem incomprehensible to speakers of Standard (High) German.)
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You cannot be not nice, you spend your private time in educating newcomers :-)
Alemannic German must be German too lol and at least have something from it ;-) so I am sure I will like it too!
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Old 06.11.2009, 11:01
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Welcome to the forum. We can be friendly if treated nicely.

If you do choose Zurich, drop by one of our social events.
Way more subtle then Phil!


Welcome to the forum, take a walk down Pana for me before you leave.
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Old 06.11.2009, 11:03
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Welcome to the forum, take a walk down Pana for me before you leave.
And enjoy a pint at a real Irish pub for our local leprauchan.
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Old 06.11.2009, 11:06
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

And bring some Tayto or Perri Pub crisps with you if you can.

I can only get those manky Walkers here...
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Love Corkish pubs and Irish people, fur sure will miss both
Thanks for the welcome already
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Do you still consider me nice if I remind you that the daily language spoken in Zurich is not German at all but Alemannic? Try to find out the difference, there have been many threads about this in this forum. Good luck anyway with your move!
Why why why why why?

That may be a linguist's classification, but in popular usage it is considered a dialect of German... call it anything else and you will confuse more people than you will impress.

And no matter what you call it, Swiss German/Schwiizertütsch/Alemannic is much closer to the German the OP knows than either French, Italian or Rumantsch would be - and the written language here is most definitely German - so I think her argument still stands.

Fáilte romhat ar an bhfóram, a evona - welcome to the forum!
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That may be a linguist's classification
See my post, it's not even a linguistic classification. Even worse, it's a dialect of High German! Oh nooo!!! But yeah, it's still bloody German!
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Old 06.11.2009, 11:12
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You cannot be not nice, you spend your private time in educating newcomers :-)
Alemannic German must be German too lol and at least have something from it ;-) so I am sure I will like it too!
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Alemannic German is totally different... One of my German friend visited basel last year and just got lost.....

Geneva's nice there's loads of expats speaking english and locals ready to help you to learn French. And expats always organise great activities !!!

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Old 06.11.2009, 11:28
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See my post, it's not even a linguistic classification. Even worse, it's a dialect of High German! Oh nooo!!! But yeah, it's still bloody German!
I did say "may be"...
Just don't want to get into the whole thing right now (or, really, ever. I'll call it what the natives here call it, thanks very much.)
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Old 06.11.2009, 12:27
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Alemannic German is totally different... One of my German friend visited basel last year and just got lost.....

Hey now, Baslerdüütch is the only German I come close to being able to speak!
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Re: From Cork coming soon to your country, Guys I love this Forum already :-)

No offense Mathnut, but evona may well understand Zuriduutsch quicker than Gaeilge unless she was in Cork quite a long time.
If not she'll soon get it... easier than understanding Corkonian dialect of English any day!
A big welcome -in all dialects!!
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