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    EVERY LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD IS THE SAME.

    Whether your speaking english, spanish, italian, greek, japanease or any other language on the planet they are ALL ONE & THE SAME!

    No I'm not crazy but I guess I should explain.

    All human languages have four basic principles in common. All have 1) Nouns, 2) Verbs, 3) Modifiers, 4) Prepositions.

    The only difference is the order in which they appear in the sentence.

    Take a look at the variations in this sentence (all english).

    Where is the bathroom?
    Where is the washroom?
    Where is the restroom?

    Only the last word has changed yet the sentence means the same thing. Why?? because restroom is just another "english word" for bathroom.

    Now if I were to use a different word for restroom say in spanish the sentence would still make sense if you knew the word for restroom.
    Now if I change "Where is" to "donde esta" Technically this is just another way of saying "where is", just the same as bathroom is another way of saying restroom.

    Though in some languages the order may be changed (IE The bathroom is where?) They still all have the 4 above components of speech.

    So in theory if an alien from another planet were to come to earth, they would recognize us all as speaking one language, Earth Language.

    Maybe I've mixed too little sleep with a sugar buzz, but it makes sense to me.

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    it's all a big conspiracy


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    all righty then.......


    (what are u on?)

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    Originally posted by mikecoutermarsh
    all righty then.......


    (what are u on?)
    it says in the OP.. sugar and insomnia

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    not entirely true.

    the germanic, slav, anglo, and latin based languages are similiar, due to intermingled pasts, and swapping of base words, what not.

    however, linguistics is not as universal as you think.

    chinese, japanese language rules are not the same as english, german, et al. you have objects, and even much more in the Japanese language that are modifiers to the sentence that add so much more meaning to the sentence than English or translations allow.

    same for some of the sanskrit based languages.

    and what about the languages that evolved without outside influence... like what the ancient mayans/aztecs used? some of their words are still untranslatable.

    in other words... no. you're a little bit wrong. common base words on that tightly knit grouping of languages you listed - all stemming from the same continent, Europe, are similar.

    now... put the sugar down, back away from the computer slowly.

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    i see... lol

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    Originally posted by gerbick
    not entirely true.
    now... put the sugar down, back away from the computer slowly.
    But I just got a Price Club (Cosco) size box of pixsy sticks (colored/flavored sugar in a pencil sized paper package)

    I think there's like 500 in the box and I'v ehad at least half!

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    just unplug the computer... go to bed... and when u wake up.. everything will be ok


    (lmao)

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    What about ancient egyption? They didn't even use vowels, and even less did they use specific letters.

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    In Portuguese, almost every sentence has some sort of setup which breaks the rule which it's supposed to follow.

    Not to mention, if they can make words longer then the English equivalent, then it will be so.

    It's a linguistic nightmare.

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