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    it is a traditional Japanese sport ? :dontknow:
    I don't know what it actually is and now I feel innocent and young
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    Some of the welsh words make me giggle.

    When I saw that 'bay' was 'bae' (this was around the time ''bae'' was being used by everyone) I giggled a lot.
    And taxi is like taksi

    i love it.
    There's nothing like the Welsh word for microwave, popty ping.
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwll-llantysiliogogogoch

    Every time.
    Dammit, gets me too. :zomg:
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    Jk. Isn't it that welsh town? If so, I think there was a video of a weatherman pronouncing it so well, that I saw on Facebook.
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    excersize. I just can't get it right
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    Opisthoparian, one of 3 words to describe the position of a trilobites suture line. Sort of important in geology A2.

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    Dammit, gets me too. :zomg:
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    Jk. Isn't it that welsh town? If so, I think there was a video of a weatherman pronouncing it so well, that I saw on Facebook.

    Yeah holds the World record for longest town name.
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    (Original post by flyingpanda)
    Dammit, gets me too. :zomg:
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    Jk. Isn't it that welsh town? If so, I think there was a video of a weatherman pronouncing it so well, that I saw on Facebook.
    Yes it is
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    There's nothing like the Welsh word for microwave, popty ping.
    Oh my God :rofl:

    I feel that way about some German words as well, not because they look weird, just because they are /so/ literal.

    A slug is literally translated as ''naked snail'' and I love it.

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    Dammit, gets me too. :zomg:
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    Jk. Isn't it that welsh town? If so, I think there was a video of a weatherman pronouncing it so well, that I saw on Facebook.
    Yeah I think I saw that too, pretty damn impressive. When I went to Cardiff before my Welsh friend tried teaching me how to say it and I got to a point where I could say it very slowly but now I can only do the very start and end xD
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    Every language has its challenges I understand. I can count to 20 and know a few choice phrases but that's about it. :lol:
    Unfortunately my Welsh is getting rusty but I can still use some strange idioms.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Unfortunately my Welsh is getting rusty but I can still use some strange idioms.
    I know all of the bits I learned from Gavin and Stacey (which I love).
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    I know all of the bits I learned from Gavin and Stacey (which I love).
    I loved that show
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    I loved that show
    I've watched it all at least 3 times, most recently a few months ago. Fantastic.
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    unnecessarily (without fail.. every time...)
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    Yes it is
    Woot woot! I got something right! *cue funky dance* :yay:
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    Oh my God :rofl:

    I feel that way about some German words as well, not because they look weird, just because they are /so/ literal.

    A slug is literally translated as ''naked snail'' and I love it.



    Yeah I think I saw that too, pretty damn impressive. When I went to Cardiff before my Welsh friend tried teaching me how to say it and I got to a point where I could say it very slowly but now I can only do the very start and end xD
    I can pronounce exactly none of it. I just see a big, long, scary word and run for the hills. (Not the Welsh ones.)
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    I've never found spelling [long] words to be that difficult a task, but there are certain words that will always throw me off.

    I think the two examples that spring to mind for me, are:

    Narcissistic
    Privilege

    I constantly have to spell Narcissistic out very slowly to spell it... it's a goddamn mouthful.

    Yes this is what I want to discuss on a Friday night okay?

    Decision. Never sure where the s's and the c's go.
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    I always end up adding an 'e' to the end of from

    why

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    frome

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    Constitution. Not good if you do it at A level :rofl:
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    I've never found spelling [long] words to be that difficult a task, but there are certain words that will always throw me off.

    I think the two examples that spring to mind for me, are:

    Narcissistic
    Privilege

    I constantly have to sound Narcissistic out very slowly to spell it... it's a goddamn mouthful.

    Yes this is what I want to discuss on a Friday night okay?
    The word weird, i always put i before e
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    (Original post by ivy.98)
    i always spell strenght wrong :facepalm:
    u has big lips
 
 
 
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