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The study of languages.

  1. Sticky Thread Important!  Constructing a New Germanic Language

    Started by rainman, Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
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  2. Exclamation Sticky Thread Important!  Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Saturday, June 14th, 2008
    • Replies: 2
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  3. Sticky Thread Important!  The Development of the Indo-European Language Family Tree

    Started by Johannes de León, Wednesday, April 28th, 2004
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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  4. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Important!  Nostratics: The Proto-World Language Hypothesis

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, September 7th, 2007
    • Replies: 0
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  5. Sticky Thread Important!  The Proto-Germanic Language Project: þeuðiskôn

    Started by Frans_Jozef, Saturday, May 14th, 2005
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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  1. Thumbs Up Rudolf Steiner on the French Language

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 15th, 2016
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,527
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  2. Difference Between Proto-Norse and Proto-Germanic?

    Started by Eberhardt, Monday, July 24th, 2006
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,737
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  3. Pre-Proto-Germanic Substratum in Proto-Slavic

    Started by Hauke Haien, Friday, January 15th, 2010
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,459
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  4. Which Germanic Language is the Purest?

    Started by Æthelthryth, Monday, December 26th, 2011
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
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  5. Poll Poll! Should The English Language Return To Its Anglo-saxon Roots?

    Started by Theudiskaz, Sunday, April 16th, 2006
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 124
    • Views: 17,790
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  6. How Germans Feel About German Umlauts (ä,ö,ü)

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 382
    Sunday, May 13th, 2018 Go to last post
  7. Revival of Anglo-Saxon Language

    Started by Richard, Saturday, September 29th, 2007
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,184
    Monday, April 23rd, 2018 Go to last post
  8. Anglo-Saxon Language...

    Started by MetallicPain, Sunday, November 5th, 2006
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 922
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 639
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  9. Old English Language (Anglo-Saxon)

    Started by Johannes de León, Friday, June 4th, 2004
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,384
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  10. Is the English Language Not Anglo-Saxon?

    Started by weland, Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,703
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  11. Runic As Official Script

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Saturday, April 21st, 2018
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 103
    Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Go to last post
  12. Poll Poll! How Many Languages Do You Speak?

    Started by Lissu, Tuesday, May 10th, 2005
    33 Pages
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    • Replies: 329
    • Views: 25,096
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    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 139
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  13. Poll Poll! Influence on English on Your National Language?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 182
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  14. Why is It Important to Learn “Dead” Languages?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
    • Replies: 0
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 224
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  15. "Anglish - What if English Were 100% Germanic?"

    Started by Ælfhere, Monday, August 28th, 2006
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 226
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  16. Poll Poll! Is Speaking a Germanic Language Necessary to Be Considered Germanic?

    Started by mischak, Monday, September 24th, 2007
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
    • Views: 13,703
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  17. To What Extent Can One Forget One's Native Language?

    Started by Spjabork, Sunday, August 27th, 2017
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 227
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  18. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 674
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  19. Is English A Celtic Language?

    Started by Dohtig, Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,836
    Thursday, May 18th, 2017 Go to last post
  20. Languages in Prehistoric Europe North of the Alps

    Started by SuuT, Friday, May 23rd, 2008
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 753
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  21. Poll Poll! Your Favourite Germanic Language

    Started by Nordgau, Monday, April 18th, 2005
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 19,430
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  22. Thumbs Up Dictionary of Assyrian Complete After 90 Years!

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Thursday, February 9th, 2017
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 394
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  23. Arrow Indo-European Languages and Their Attestation

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 382
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  24. How Do You Pronounce the German R Sound?

    Started by Wulfaz, Friday, December 9th, 2016
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 983
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  25. Lightbulb A Grammar of Proto-Germanic (by Winfried P. Lehmann)

    Started by Theudanaz, Thursday, November 8th, 2007
    • Replies: 7
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  26. The Voynich Manuscript

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, December 16th, 2005
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,007
    Monday, December 5th, 2016 Go to last post
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    Sunday, November 27th, 2016 Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,484
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  27. Arrow Kurrent - 500 Years of German Handwriting

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
    • Replies: 0
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  28. Lightbulb Relationship Between the English and German Languages

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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    • Replies: 12
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  29. Lightbulb Indo-Germanic Culture and Sanskrit Root-Words

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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    Monday, August 15th, 2016 Go to last post
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    Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 Go to last post
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  30. Lightbulb Sumerian Language = Hungarian Language?

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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    Sunday, June 12th, 2016 Go to last post
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  31. The English Language in 67 Accents and More

    Started by Leliana, Monday, April 18th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
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    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 805
    Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 Go to last post
  32. Curse Words and Germanic/Romance Impact on English

    Started by Leliana, Friday, April 8th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 561
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  33. Against Esperanto, or Kontraŭ Esperanto

    Started by KingOvGermania, Friday, August 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 7
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  34. Frisian Language/s: Dialects or Separate Languages?

    Started by Ingvaeonic, Thursday, May 19th, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,195
    Friday, August 17th, 2012 Go to last post
  35. English-Speakers: Do/Did They Teach German At Your School?

    Started by Fredericus Rex, Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 4,442
    Friday, August 17th, 2012 Go to last post
  36. If You Are Learning German, Post Your Questions on This Thread

    Started by Northern Paladin, Sunday, May 8th, 2011
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 110
    • Views: 10,924
    Saturday, August 4th, 2012 Go to last post
  37. Question How Intelligible is Old High German to Native Scandinavians?

    Started by Germaid, Friday, July 20th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,422
    Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 Go to last post
  38. Old English to a Native Scandinavian

    Started by Sawyer, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,260
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  39. Can Anyone Translate This Old PA German Headstone?

    Started by Volla, Friday, July 13th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,098
    Saturday, July 14th, 2012 Go to last post
  40. Poll Poll! For English Speakers, Which Accent Do You Prefer?

    Started by Northern Paladin, Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 7,262
    Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 Go to last post
  41. My Introduction to the Frisian (Frysk) Language!

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, November 12th, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,943
    Thursday, July 5th, 2012 Go to last post
  42. Dative Case

    Started by Oski, Sunday, July 1st, 2012
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 695
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  43. 'The Position of Frisian in the Germanic Language Area'

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, April 14th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 799
    Monday, May 7th, 2012 Go to last post
  44. Question on Old Norse Word Order

    Started by Reshki, Sunday, August 8th, 2010
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,738
    Sunday, March 25th, 2012 Go to last post
  45. Poll Poll! Die Großschreibung

    Started by Amerikanerin, Friday, April 29th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,926
    Saturday, March 24th, 2012 Go to last post
  46. Question German Language: What are 'Cases'...?

    Started by jacktheknife, Saturday, May 28th, 2011
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,089
    Saturday, March 24th, 2012 Go to last post
  47. ‘Swedish is the World’s Richest Language’: Swede

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, March 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,284
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  48. Question about Learning Scandinavian and Germanic Languages

    Started by Requiem&Dream, Wednesday, January 18th, 2006
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,043
    Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 625
    Friday, February 17th, 2012 Go to last post
  49. Ambiguous Words in Different Germanic Languages

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, March 31st, 2011
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 2,877
    Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 Go to last post
  50. A Question About English Language in England

    Started by Unregistered, Saturday, May 7th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,199
    Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,010
    Monday, February 6th, 2012 Go to last post
  51. Middle High German Text: Der Arme Heinrich

    Started by Germaid, Saturday, January 28th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,168
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  52. Poll Poll! Your Favourite Germanic Language Other Than Your Own

    Started by Anlef, Friday, March 11th, 2011
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 3,836
    Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 Go to last post
  53. Germans and the English Language

    Started by Mrs vonTrep, Monday, May 9th, 2011
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,344
    Thursday, December 29th, 2011 Go to last post
  54. To Monolinguals: What Language Would You Most Like to Speak? And Why??

    Started by Iverson, Friday, April 1st, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,716
    Friday, December 23rd, 2011 Go to last post
  55. How Old is English?

    Started by Elessar, Friday, December 16th, 2011
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 583
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  56. Question Sources for learning Old Norse?

    Started by KveldulfR, Monday, December 12th, 2011
    • Replies: 2
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,094
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  57. My Name in Proto-Norse

    Started by Kong Hårfagre, Monday, November 21st, 2011
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 834
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  58. Learning Icelandic Language

    Started by HeidiStreich, Sunday, November 13th, 2011
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 726
    Sunday, November 13th, 2011 Go to last post
  59. Post Don't Teach the 'Queen's English' to Foreign Language Students, Linguist Urges

    Started by celticviking, Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,537
    Thursday, November 10th, 2011 Go to last post
  60. Poll Poll! What Is Your Mother Tongue?

    Started by Northern Paladin, Thursday, June 30th, 2005
    25 Pages
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    • Replies: 244
    • Views: 19,390
    Friday, October 21st, 2011 Go to last post
  61. Post British Teen Undergoes Tongue Surgery to Speak Korean

    Started by celticviking, Saturday, August 13th, 2011
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,143
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  62. Proto-Germanic Learning Resources?

    Started by Herewulf, Thursday, July 21st, 2011
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,327
    Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Go to last post
  63. Learning a Germanic Language: Tips and Hints

    Started by Ingvaeonic, Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,656
    Friday, July 8th, 2011 Go to last post
  64. Poll Poll! Do You Speak Any Dialects? What is the Status of Dialects in Your Community?

    Started by Gefjon, Saturday, January 5th, 2008
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 5,720
    Saturday, May 21st, 2011 Go to last post
  65. Question What's Your Best Method to Learn German?

    Started by Imperator X, Saturday, June 10th, 2006
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 650
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  66. What English Sounds Like to Non-English Speakers

    Started by Elessar, Thursday, April 14th, 2011
    • Replies: 5
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  67. Tired Are Skull and Kopf the Origin of "Skôl" and Cup

    Started by Donnerschall, Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,102
    Friday, March 18th, 2011 Go to last post
  68. Something You Would Reform Or Change About Your Own Language?

    Started by Vandal Lord, Friday, February 20th, 2009
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,599
    Friday, March 18th, 2011 Go to last post
  69. Arrow The Most Beautiful German Words

    Started by Siegmund, Saturday, September 17th, 2005
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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    Thursday, March 10th, 2011 Go to last post
  70. Swedish Female Surnames - Why the Change to the Male Form?

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,706
    Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 Go to last post
  71. Does Your Language Shape Your Thoughts?

    Started by Northern Paladin, Thursday, February 10th, 2011
    • Replies: 1
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    Thursday, February 10th, 2011 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 821
    Thursday, January 27th, 2011 Go to last post
  72. Old to New Place Names in Europe

    Started by Blutwölfin, Thursday, February 16th, 2006
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,434
    Monday, January 24th, 2011 Go to last post
  73. Question on Old Norse Language

    Started by Alfothrsulf, Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,181
    Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 Go to last post
  74. Question Upper Class English vs. Middle/Lower Class English (Language)

    Started by Lissu, Sunday, August 26th, 2007
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 9,617
    Sunday, October 17th, 2010 Go to last post
  75. Learning Basque

    Started by Wynterwade, Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,083
    Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 Go to last post
  76. Ðís ís åúr new længúæge: BúBlísh

    Started by Blutwölfin, Thursday, October 13th, 2005
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 3,876
    Friday, July 16th, 2010 Go to last post
  77. So I Am Trying to Learn German and It's Hard =/

    Started by HeathenAmerican, Friday, July 2nd, 2010
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,577
    Friday, July 16th, 2010 Go to last post
  78. Poll Poll! British English or American English?

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Friday, June 26th, 2009
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 5,431
    Friday, July 16th, 2010 Go to last post
  79. Poll Poll! How Do You Pronounce "th" in the English Language?

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Sunday, May 31st, 2009
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,545
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  80. Your City/Town's Toponymy

    Started by Gefjon, Thursday, March 6th, 2008
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,853
    Thursday, July 15th, 2010 Go to last post
  81. Poll Poll! Standard Language Versus Dialect, Which Do You Prefer?

    Started by Nachtengel, Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 3,959
    Thursday, July 15th, 2010 Go to last post
  82. Does Your English Cut the Mustard?

    Started by Gefjon, Saturday, December 15th, 2007
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,320
    Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Go to last post
  83. New Written Language of Ancient Scotland Discovered

    Started by Diarmuid, Sunday, April 18th, 2010
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,107
    Friday, April 30th, 2010 Go to last post
  84. Pictish Symbols Revealed to Be a Written Language

    Started by Wurfaxt, Thursday, April 1st, 2010
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,503
    Monday, April 5th, 2010 Go to last post

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