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Monday, May 19, 2008

a lazy sometimes wriggling linguist

i guess i have got a worm somewhere deep who is a lazy linguist. linguist as in it starts wriggling on the top of its ass as soon as it sees a new language which interests him and lazy as in it goes dead as soon as the technicality associated with any new script/language poses a challenge.

it started long back when i went for two classes in one of my summer vacation to an aunt to learn telugu. she till this day laugh at me over that. then came a seemingly serious effort when i spent considerable [and valuable] time learning german. after around five years of that effort, the most i can do is i can recognise german from other languages written in the same script.

and some pictures on flickr are amazing

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Blogger Chakoli said...

Telgu...german.....!!!

Its good to learn...but these languages???

cudnt get u...:-))

anything new in store which u are trying to learn....;-))

5/19/2008 01:16:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

Totally irrelevant to this post, I like the word "wriggle", brings into my mind this picture of that slimy, squid like animal/insect trying to escape but being unable to due to its own sliminess..and with that I turn into a sadist!!
Learning languages requires a lot of effort, patience and persistence and I lack the willingness to devote any/all the three into something I'll never use..

5/19/2008 02:22:00 PM  
Blogger Chakoli said...

Subh Prabhat Sirjee:-))

5/20/2008 10:18:00 AM  
Anonymous burf said...

chakko - tez logo se baat karna sikh raha hun aaj kal ;)

samy - how do you know that you ever won't?

chakko - good morning darling :D

5/20/2008 12:05:00 PM  
Blogger Chakoli said...

Tez...yeh kis type ke log hain??

ab to afternoon ho gaya...aap late ho gaye...:DD

5/20/2008 12:22:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

Sab pata hai mujhe nahi toh tere se sign language seekh loongi!! :P

5/20/2008 01:11:00 PM  
Anonymous burf said...

chakko - hmm

samy - i told you, tis an utterly interesting language ;)

5/20/2008 03:30:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

And you happen to excel in it, right??

5/21/2008 09:27:00 AM  
Anonymous burf said...

samy - nopes, not at all, just learning ;)
:D

5/21/2008 10:12:00 AM  
Blogger Sam said...

I wonder who the teacher is!! ;)

5/21/2008 01:07:00 PM  

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