3 0r 4 Languages?    <b>*    "I speak four languages," proudly boasted the door man of a hotel in Rome to an American guest. "Yes, four - Italian, French, English, and American." "But English and American are the same," protested the guest. "Not at all," replied the man. "If an Englishman should come up now, I should talk like this: 'Oh, I say, what extraordinarily shocking weather we're having! I dare say there'll be a bit of it ahead.' But when you came up I was just getting ready to say: 'For the love o' Mike! Some day, ain't it? Guess this is the second flood, all right.' "    </b>*    Link: http://www.language-translation-help.com/british-english.html

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3 0r 4 Languages? * "I speak four languages," proudly boasted the door man of a hotel in Rome to an American guest. "Yes, four - Italian, French, English, and American." "But English and American are the same," protested the guest. "Not at all," replied the man. "If an Englishman should come up now, I should talk like this: 'Oh, I say, what extraordinarily shocking weather we're having! I dare say there'll be a bit of it ahead.' But when you came up I was just getting ready to say: 'For the love o' Mike! Some day, ain't it? Guess this is the second flood, all right.' " * Link: http://www.language-translation-help.com/british-english.html

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"I speak four languages," proudly boasted the door man of a hotel in Rome to an American guest.

"Yes, four - Italian, French, English, and American."

"But English and American are the same," protested the guest.
"Not at all," replied the man.

"If an Englishman should come up now, I should talk like this:
'Oh, I say, what extraordinarily shocking weather we're having! I dare say there'll be a bit of it ahead.'

But when you came up I was just getting ready to say:
'For the love o' Mike! Some day, ain't it?
Guess this is the second flood, all right.' "

Link: http://www.language-translation...h-english.html

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Marianne Marianne OP

Good one! (hehe) (hehe) (hehe)

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Rooster Rooster

In response to “Good one! (hehe) (hehe) (hehe)

Lol - thank you, Rooster. (hehe)(hehe)(hehe)

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Marianne Marianne OP

In response to “Ha! (hehe)

Lol, Carla, (biggrin) (hehe)(hehe)

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Marianne Marianne OP

We talk English and Americans don't ....hehe....another bit of fun thanks

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JD JD

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There once was a chauvinist Cockney,
Who boasted and bragged 'round the clock; he
Would say it was tinglish
To speak proper English,
But wrote feeble verse that was knock-knee.(hehe)

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Thinkerbell Thinkerbell

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Lol, DJ, you're welcome. (hehe)(hehe)(hehe)

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Marianne Marianne OP

I speak 3. English, Southern, and Profanity.

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Gun Gun

In response to “I speak 3. English, Southern, and Profanity.

Lol - and there might be even a fourth, as "Southern" seems to have several different regional dialects (biggrin)(hehe)(hehe).

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Marianne Marianne OP

In response to “Yes, ma'am.

Lol. (smile)(hehe)

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