how strange language can be

Funny stories about your learning experiences. Mondegreens, Silly mistakes, Jokes, Riddles and all kinds of fun stuff. Strange things you noticed about differences and similarities between Dutch and English (or German, French, Swahili, ..).
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Re: how strange language can be

Post by ngonyama » Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:39 am

That might happen in Dutch too: English loanwords are flooding into the language at a high rate.

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