Re: What is the language "British"?

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On Tuesday 29 August 2006 12:17, William Case wrote:
>On Tue, 2006-29-08 at 03:40 -0700, jdow wrote:
>> From: "Ed Greshko" <[email protected]>
>>
>> Now as homework, Ed, search the web for "Terpsichore tongue twister".
>> When you can get all the way through that without stumbling you might
>> know something about - I'm not sure what. But it surely is fun to work
>> your way through it.
>>
>> http://www.betterendings.org/Homeschool/Fun/tongue.htm
>> {^_-}
>
>As a followup question to the list: Do languages other than English have
>Tongue Twisters or other word games they use?  I am sure they must, but
>I have never heard any.
>
>Although, this thread is way off topic, it is kind of fun to break away
>from normal work and play with words within a community that stretches
>around the world.  I am old enough that such things like talking
>casually to people from Britain, Australia and Hong Kong still amazes
>me.

Me too Bill, for a while, but I've rather gotten to liking it now.  One 
thing is for sure though.  To drop into the vernacular, because of this 
internet thingy, we have a far better understanding of our fellow man than 
those who are spoon-fed their news by FOX, CNN et all.  Its obvious to us 
that the media has an agenda, and its not ours by any means.

>--
>Regards Bill

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