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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
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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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  1. Difference Between Proto-Norse and Proto-Germanic?

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

    Started by Hauke Haien, Friday, January 15th, 2010
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,440
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  3. Which Germanic Language is the Purest?

    Started by Æthelthryth, Monday, December 26th, 2011
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    • Replies: 55
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  4. 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
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  5. How Germans Feel About German Umlauts (ä,ö,ü)

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 333
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  6. Revival of Anglo-Saxon Language

    Started by Richard, Saturday, September 29th, 2007
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    • Replies: 24
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  7. Anglo-Saxon Language...

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

    Started by Johannes de León, Friday, June 4th, 2004
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    • Replies: 11
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  9. Is the English Language Not Anglo-Saxon?

    Started by weland, Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
    • Replies: 4
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    Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Go to last post
  10. Runic As Official Script

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Saturday, April 21st, 2018
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 96
    Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Go to last post
  11. Poll Poll! How Many Languages Do You Speak?

    Started by Lissu, Tuesday, May 10th, 2005
    33 Pages
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    • Replies: 329
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  12. Poll Poll! Influence on English on Your National Language?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 173
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  13. Why is It Important to Learn “Dead” Languages?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 216
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  14. Thumbs Up Rudolf Steiner on the French Language

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 15th, 2016
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
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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: 210
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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: 13,629
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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: 215
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  18. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 644
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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: 1,813
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  20. Languages in Prehistoric Europe North of the Alps

    Started by SuuT, Friday, May 23rd, 2008
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 745
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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: 19,300
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  22. Thumbs Up Dictionary of Assyrian Complete After 90 Years!

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Thursday, February 9th, 2017
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 386
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  23. Arrow Indo-European Languages and Their Attestation

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

    Started by Wulfaz, Friday, December 9th, 2016
    • Replies: 1
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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
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    Monday, December 5th, 2016 Go to last post
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    Sunday, November 27th, 2016 Go to last post
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  27. Arrow Kurrent - 500 Years of German Handwriting

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

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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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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  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: 790
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  32. Curse Words and Germanic/Romance Impact on English

    Started by Leliana, Friday, April 8th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
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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: 2,164
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  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
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    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
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  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: 1,404
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  38. Old English to a Native Scandinavian

    Started by Sawyer, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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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: 1,072
    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: 7,174
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  41. My Introduction to the Frisian (Frysk) Language!

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, November 12th, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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  42. Dative Case

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

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, April 14th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 778
    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: 1,729
    Sunday, March 25th, 2012 Go to last post
  45. Poll Poll! Die Großschreibung

    Started by Amerikanerin, Friday, April 29th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,894
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  46. Question German Language: What are 'Cases'...?

    Started by jacktheknife, Saturday, May 28th, 2011
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,076
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  47. ‘Swedish is the World’s Richest Language’: Swede

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, March 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,271
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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: 2,997
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    • Replies: 1
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  49. Ambiguous Words in Different Germanic Languages

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, March 31st, 2011
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 2,841
    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: 2,172
    Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 997
    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: 1,160
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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: 3,777
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  53. Germans and the English Language

    Started by Mrs vonTrep, Monday, May 9th, 2011
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
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  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
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  55. How Old is English?

    Started by Elessar, Friday, December 16th, 2011
    • Replies: 0
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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
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  57. My Name in Proto-Norse

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

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

    Started by celticviking, Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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    • Replies: 20
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    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
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  61. Post British Teen Undergoes Tongue Surgery to Speak Korean

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

    Started by Herewulf, Thursday, July 21st, 2011
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,317
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  63. Learning a Germanic Language: Tips and Hints

    Started by Ingvaeonic, Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,644
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  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
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  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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    • Views: 635
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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
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  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
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    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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  70. Swedish Female Surnames - Why the Change to the Male Form?

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,669
    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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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 813
    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: 1,411
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  73. Question on Old Norse Language

    Started by Alfothrsulf, Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,165
    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: 9,585
    Sunday, October 17th, 2010 Go to last post
  75. Learning Basque

    Started by Wynterwade, Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,075
    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: 3,809
    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: 2,552
    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: 5,382
    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: 3,512
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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: 2,824
    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: 3,924
    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: 1,305
    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
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    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: 1,496
    Monday, April 5th, 2010 Go to last post

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