The Answers to Discussion Topics

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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby PfifltriggPi » Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:25 pm

Q: How good are mistakes?
A: There are no mistakes, only happy accidents.
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Please correct my errors in any tongue.

"Зброя - слово." - Леся Українка

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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Mooby » Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:38 pm

Q. How Good are Mistakes?
A. Ironically, mistakes make the mistake of attempting to live up to their motto plus quam perfectum - "more than perfect".
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby leosmith » Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:03 am

"Lego launches Braille bricks" through the windows of scared blind people?
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https://languagetools.io/ - try our free multi-language reading tool

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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby badger » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:58 pm

Q: Harry Potter vs. Edgar Allan Poe
A: Who'd win in a fight between Owls and Ravens?
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Neurotip » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:53 pm

Q: Need topic ideas
A: 'Need topic ideas'
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Corrections welcome here

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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Pinecone » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:44 pm

Q: Anyone know what language this is?
A: English
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby rdearman » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:35 pm

Q: Reading: What is the optimal known to unknown vocabulary ratio?
A: Infinity to zero
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Mooby » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:14 pm

Q. Free children's stories for every language ever
A. Very kind of you, but remember, German children are kinder
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Cavesa » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:34 pm

Q: How do you avoid competing with others?
A: I avoid the others.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby rdearman » Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:41 pm

Q: What is the "discount" for learning a 3rd language?
A: BOGOF (Buy One Get One Free)

Q: How do speakers of languages with genders sing along ?
A: With their mouth, tongue and throat typically.

Q: Why learn Chinese?
A: It was there.

Q: 2030 Will Be a New World
A: No, same world, different year.

Q: Wiring Your Kids' Brains for Success (Stuart Jay Raj)
A: Many countries have laws against this, sadly some do not.

Q: Mongolian abandons Cyrillic alphabet
A: It was just too damn heavy!

Q: Rosetta Stone - free trial for kids for three months
A: I don't need a free trial, I already have kids. Thanks anyway.
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