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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 8:43 pm

Eau2011 wrote:Vaucluse, I'm not a native English speaker, can you please tell me if you people often use the word "smell"? What a coincidence here, "smell" from two different persons.


Manthink wrote:Damned if you do, damned if you don't...

I maybe a little sensitive but I smell a tint of
sinophobia here...

'Smell', in this context means 'find'. In other words he thinks that some people are sinophobes.
In anderen Worten glaubt unser Freundchen das es hier Leute gibt die Chinesen nicht moegen . . . ausserdem = englisch ist auch nicht meine Muttersprache, dafuer kann man andere doch ab und zu mal irrefuehren. :)


I gather some may take a little longer to adjustt to this paradigm shift


tyianchang wrote: I can categorically say you needn't have any fear of me. I don't make it a point to remember what goes on in the forum. As for the national security, lol, that's really so funny I can smell something!
'Smell' in Auntie Changster's sentence simply doesn't mean anything as it doesn't make sense and is used incorrectly



Eau, my answers in red. Seeing as English isn't your mother tongue I think you're doing very, very well.
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Postby JR8 » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 8:44 pm

Eau2011 wrote:But how can that be, guys?

I guess Anne is almost my mom's age? almost 60 years old? :???:

Will she have a 18 years old brother? :shock:


No, Eau. Someone previously banned who comes back under a new username ('nick'), and starts all over again.

People don't often turn up here and within their first few posts start telling people how to behave. It is a classic early-warning sign.

Grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy the show that is probably going to unfold in due course :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 9:37 pm

JR8 wrote:Grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy the show that is probably going to unfold in due course :)


If you haven't figured it out already, That's just what I'm doing. It's going to be a interesting 3 Act Play, and it "smells" like a tour to me. We'll see. :-|

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Postby Eau2011 » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 10:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
JR8 wrote:Grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy the show that is probably going to unfold in due course :)


If you haven't figured it out already, That's just what I'm doing. It's going to be a interesting 3 Act Play, and it "smells" like a tour to me. We'll see. :-|


Ahhh....I unserstand. :)

How naiv I was. :oops:

Deep appology and fully ashamed to get mad yesterday. :oops: I hope I can become as wise as you. :)

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Postby Eau2011 » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 10:33 pm

Vaucluse wrote:
Eau2011 wrote:Vaucluse, I'm not a native English speaker, can you please tell me if you people often use the word "smell"? What a coincidence here, "smell" from two different persons.


Manthink wrote:Damned if you do, damned if you don't...

I maybe a little sensitive but I smell a tint of
sinophobia here...

'Smell', in this context means 'find'. In other words he thinks that some people are sinophobes.
In anderen Worten glaubt unser Freundchen das es hier Leute gibt die Chinesen nicht moegen . . . ausserdem = englisch ist auch nicht meine Muttersprache, dafuer kann man andere doch ab und zu mal irrefuehren. :)


I gather some may take a little longer to adjustt to this paradigm shift


tyianchang wrote: I can categorically say you needn't have any fear of me. I don't make it a point to remember what goes on in the forum. As for the national security, lol, that's really so funny I can smell something!
'Smell' in Auntie Changster's sentence simply doesn't mean anything as it doesn't make sense and is used incorrectly

Eau, my answers in red. Seeing as English isn't your mother tongue I think you're doing very, very well.


Eau, my answers in red. Seeing as English isn't your mother tongue I think you're doing very, very well.


Vielen Dank fuer deine Erklaerung! :)

Ich wollte eigentlich fragen, ob ein Muttersprachler oeftes das Wort "smell" benutzt. Es ist halt ein bisschen merkwuerdig, dass nur die beide das Wort benutzen, da ich bei anderen Englischsprachlern das Wort in Posts fast gar nichts gesehen habe. In diesem Sinne, I also have smelled something. :mrgreen:

Ich habe nur ein gutes Gedaechtnis, :oops: bin aber weder gut in Englisch noch in Deutsch weil beide nicht meine Muttersprachen sind :oops:

Ich habe mich von Anfang an getaeuscht. Ich dachte, du waerst entweder ein Amerikaner oder ein Aussie. :)

Bin von dir sehr begeistert, wie du in einer Fremdsprache sehr gut mit anderen debattierst... Hoffe, dass ich irgendwann auch das gut hinkriegen kann. :wink:

Weiter so! =D>

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 11:06 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
JR8 wrote:Grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy the show that is probably going to unfold in due course :)


If you haven't figured it out already, That's just what I'm doing. It's going to be a interesting 3 Act Play, and it "smells" like a tour to me. We'll see. :-|



Indeedy.

A classic Shakespearian tragedy.

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Postby Eau2011 » Thu, 03 Mar 2011 11:27 pm

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
JR8 wrote:Grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy the show that is probably going to unfold in due course :)


If you haven't figured it out already, That's just what I'm doing. It's going to be a interesting 3 Act Play, and it "smells" like a tour to me. We'll see. :-|



Indeedy.

A classic Shakespearian tragedy.

Or resurrecting a dead soul by borrowing a corpse.. :P

A chance which I should never miss. I don't need to go to London to watch Shakespeare's play. :mrgreen:

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Postby paulzheng » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 10:03 am

Eau2011 wrote:
Manthink wrote:I am astonished with those (assuming most of u here) who had lived abroad and well travelled has little idea what ethnicity, language, culture and religion meant in Asia..

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They may have more idea about something else which you may not have. Asia, including Russian part, Turkish part, well, I wonder if you know more. :o

What did Confucius say?
子曰:“由,诲女,知之乎?知之为知之,不知为不知,是知也"


Eau,

I am glad to see that you quote the saying of confucius, i think in modern china, no much people know very well about the china traditional culture, for exapmle, 《论语》,as a basic requirement for all student in ancient, but now, even after Master Degree study, i am sure quite a lot are not familiar with 《论语》, include me.

I tried to learn 《论语》by myself, but just find it not so easy, maybe finishe half of it, hehe.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 7:14 pm

Both Manchild and auntie Changster seem extremely quiet all of a sudden.

Perhaps they have eloped?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 7:27 pm

Two of the "acts" are on intermission.

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Postby Eau2011 » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 7:44 pm

JR8 wrote:Both Manchild and auntie Changster seem extremely quiet all of a sudden.

Perhaps they have eloped?


Don't you tell me that you miss them and wait for them together with Vaucluse? :mrgreen:

Like this? :king:
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Postby Eau2011 » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 7:59 pm

nakatago wrote:A call to arms?


:lol: :lol: Funny. what kind of language is it?

The man should be Gerard Butler.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 8:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Two of the "acts" are on intermission.


Enforced or voluntary lol?

Let's guess the 3rd one. Auntie Changster, Manchild and ... Breedmum?
'Do it or do not do it: You will regret both' - Kierkegaard

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Postby Eau2011 » Fri, 04 Mar 2011 8:10 pm

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Two of the "acts" are on intermission.


Enforced or voluntary lol?

Let's guess the 3rd one. Auntie Changster, Manchild and ... Breedmum?


The return of the k.....devil :devil:...tomorrow


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