Sunday, August 15, 2010

Making new friends and influencing people of other lands

I have long ago abandoned the narrowness of my raison d'être for this blog, having expanded my interests to include the lasting effects of your language on many far-flung countries all over the globe. Canada. Australia. Some South Africa. Not NZ. Not India. Enough to where I feel I can expand even further and speak of Ireland.

Whoa.

Soon I shall. Just a warning shot.

I vow my usual painstaking attention to detail and accuracy. After all, this is a learning experience for me.

(I didn't mean you didn't have any language influences on NZ, only that I hadn't talked about them on this blog.)

11 comments:

  1. My, hasn't Tipperary grown!

    Could I just point out that the letter "u" is part of the alphabet in Ireland too. Even in red herrings. :)

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  2. I caption my photos in my own civilized tongue, not how the natives might have spelled it. Had I found the photo in a counter rack in a Tipperary tourist shop, I'm sure they would have spelled it "harbour," but I couldn't find any of this picture in their racks. If you ever take a picture of New York Harbor, you are welcome to caption it "New York Harbour" for your blog readers, and I hope you do. You can even throw in a couple whilsts and spelts for good measure. :)

    As for Red Herring, I don't know if you are trying to divert my attention to Norway or if you think that is a bad portrayal of the famous Tipperary bridge.

    We can learn together if you would try to be less disruptive in class.

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  3. And it's a long, long way to Tipperary. There, I've said it.

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  4. I see. Well, they're missing a trick there, if they don't sell the pictures. It's certainly a long, long way over that bridge.

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  5. I am learning all the time. It is an education to read this blog.

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  6. Yes. Well, your spirit still seems less than cooperative if you ask me. Much less genuinely helpful.

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  7. "Nice brief and this post helped me alot in my college assignement. Thanks you on your information. "

    Is that better? People often say that to me. I will follow their examples in future.

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  8. "I vow my usual painstaking attention to detail and accuracy."


    Huh?

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  9. Some say Tipperary is landlocked. Them that do haven't been there lately.

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  10. Aha! Evidence of global warming.

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  11. I just want it to go on record that I adore Max. I may not say it near often enough, but I do. Max - you are TRES cool.

    There. This time, I said it. :-)

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