Category Archives: Fun for Linguists

When you learn a new language and try it out with the locals for the first time

When you learn a new language and try it out with the locals for the first time. [video width="400" height="222" autoplay="true" poster="http://qiktrad.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/video-orange-play-button-icon-24506.png" mp4="http://qiktrad.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/when-u-learn-a-new-language-and-try-it-out-with-the-locals-for-the-1st-time.mp4"][/video]   (by Very Finnish Problems)
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Can You Solve It? The EU Interpreter Puzzle

Fran French, Geraldine German, Dudley Dutch, Spike Spanish, Polly Polish and Ron Romanian are six British interpreters at the EU. They each speak two European languages, as well as English, but none speaks the language indicated by their name. No two interpreters speak the same two foreign languages and each of the six foreign languages…
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