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Old 20th July 2006, 01:53 PM   #48
Alan
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Originally Posted by richardksa

But I will always remember the Yorkshireman who insisted the that Italian and Spanish were really the same language just pronounced differently and insisted in addressing all waiters in tourist Spanish. They just shrugged their shoulders and took their tips.
Well, they kinda are. But with that logic, so are Dutch and German or Scottish and Irish Gaelic. They´re very closely related and you can see how the words have morphed. If you can speak Spanish, then all you need to do is apply a few rules and you won´t be far off.
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