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  • Zigenare
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    Originally posted by Scruff View Post
    !!אשתו של גרג הזקן נמצאת בכנסייה
    Unfortunately she isn't kneeling before his coffin!

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  • Scruff
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    !!אשתו של גרג הזקן נמצאת בכנסייה

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  • Mordac
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    Originally posted by jamesbrown View Post
    On foreign languages, it's very like me to be wrong. I lived in Amsterdam for several years and I could probably count on two hands the number of Dutch words I know. Coincidentally, most of them involve Old Greg's wife too.
    The Dutch speak better English than most English people (and all Scots & Welsh). Coincidentally, OG's wife tried working in Amsterdam for a while, but someone kept drawing the curtains...

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  • NotAllThere
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    Originally posted by Old Greg View Post
    'de' before a vowel is incorrect.
    Nope. For a name pronounced in the English fashion, there is no elide. "... de 'Old Greg'..." you see.

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  • jamesbrown
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    Originally posted by darmstadt View Post
    Not like you to be wrong?
    On foreign languages, it's very like me to be wrong. I lived in Amsterdam for several years and I could probably count on two hands the number of Dutch words I know. Coincidentally, most of them involve Old Greg's wife too.

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  • darmstadt
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    Old Gregs Fraa is e Hündin inde Kirsch.

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  • Old Greg
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    Originally posted by jamesbrown View Post
    NAT has corrected my rudimentary Franglais.
    'de' before a vowel is incorrect.

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  • darmstadt
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    Originally posted by jamesbrown View Post
    NAT has corrected my rudimentary Franglais.
    Not like you to be wrong?

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  • NotAllThere
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    And once more, in dialect. "Old Gregs Frau isch e Hündin i dr Kirche." Not so different. It's a bit like speaking High German with a Brummie accent.

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  • jamesbrown
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    Originally posted by Old Greg View Post
    NAT has corrected my rudimentary Franglais.

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