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It's fun with accents! To me, the coolest thing about other languages is all the fun marks and different letters they get to use. Of course, no extra marks could make housecleaning fun. Not even a tilde. This was, of course, my mother's response to complaints of boredom when I was a kid, which I'm sure is true for a lot of people. It's how we learn to internalize our anguish.



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sailorangei
Jun. 16th, 2010 06:03 am (UTC)
I LOVE pronouncing frappe with a French accent. And many of my friends have picked up Stewie Griffin's habit of emphasizing the H in words such as Cool WHip and Wil WHeaton. XD
graeco_celt
Jun. 16th, 2010 06:44 am (UTC)
Of course, no extra marks could make housecleaning fun.

Not even a cedilla?!

Actually, that wouldn't work anyway because çleaning would be pronounced 'sleaning'!
(at least it would in Catalan, which is the language I speak that uses it - might be different in other languages).

Anyway, I concur, regarding both the language coolness and the cleaning uncoolness!
banglesau
Jun. 16th, 2010 07:20 am (UTC)
lol, why is it every time you whine you are bored, someone suggests housecleaning, I'm with Minty, NOTHING can make housecleaning fun unless its polishing floors with your socks because its always fun to glide down the hallway on the hardwood floors.
mistystargazer
Jun. 16th, 2010 07:29 am (UTC)
This comic made me lol for real ;)
skippity_doo
Jun. 16th, 2010 08:21 am (UTC)
I'm actually with Kimono on this one! This sounds like it could be a conversation from my house...
hotclaws
Jun. 16th, 2010 11:42 am (UTC)
No,nothing can make me want to clean the house.
mallt
Jun. 16th, 2010 02:43 pm (UTC)
Off Topic but...
that bike is awesome!
hendrikboom
Jun. 16th, 2010 02:50 pm (UTC)
If you really like fun marks and letters, browse the Unicode code charts.
kimonos_house
Jun. 16th, 2010 03:45 pm (UTC)
I've had a Unicode cheat sheet printed up and tacked by my desk for years. :D I don't bother here at LJ, but on my website, I'm really particular about en dashes and em dashes and real apostrophes. I've accidentally memorized quite a few ISO entity numbers because of that. o_O
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