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Booking Through Thursday 
Saturday, 26th of May, 2007 1:26 am
After a long, long break it's time for BTT...

Parlez vous?

    Do you have any foreign language books and if so can you (still) read them?
Noticing that English is a foreign language to me I can say that I have books in several foreign languages: English, Russian, Hungarian, Hebrew, Swedish are the ones which come to mind, there may be others too.
I am fluent enough in English, I can still read some Russian (but probably not enough to get the idea of any book). At this point I can read Hebrew, but won't understand most of the words (ie. I know the writing marks and know how they are read), so to read a book in Hebrew... not a chance. When it comes to Swedish I would probably understand most of it, but I have to admit that I dislike Swedish as a language. And Hungarian... I don't know it well enough (I still remember how to order two beers though *grin*).


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    -- Isaac Asimov

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    -- Charles Bukowski

Tuesday, 29th of May, 2007 6:47 am (UTC)
Technically speaking, English is my foreign language too! :D But I've got some Japanese (mostly comics), Spanish and French books at home. Wow, you know a lot of language!

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