Julie S wrote:
> I speak English. I had learned some German in school, but forgot
> most of it.
2 years of Germain in high school. Translated Rilke's "Das Marien-Leben"
into English for one project. All of it long forgotten now!
> I always feel bad that I never really learned another language. I
> guess Spanish would be the best usable language in my area. My
> spouse speaks fluent Spanish.
So learn it from your spouse and practice it on your neighbors. And get
your spouse involved in the Spanish version of RG! ;-)
> All the countries in Europe are so close to each other, I could see
> the need to handle several languages, if I lived there. The US is so
> large, and English is predominately spoken. It is easy to go through
> life here and not have a need to learn another language.
Come live in Hawaii! I've met Japanese residents who've been here for 3
or 4 generations who still speak only Japanese and have never needed to
Fortunately, Hawaii has a million different pidgin languages! :-)
authenticity, honesty, community
Get latest updates about Open Source Projects, Conferences and News.