Re: [NTLK] OT: languages [WAS: "Re: [WTB] Newton 2x00 dongle / JAE connector..."]

From: Lord Groundhog <>
Date: Sat Feb 10 2007 - 10:42:03 EST

~~~ On 2007/02/10 10:21, matthiasm at wrote ~~~

> I was told that in Russian, pretty much nothing is pronounced the way
> it is written.

Funny; I'd have said that about French, whereas once you learn the Cyrillic
alphabet and the relationships between accented syllables and vowel-sounds,
Russian is no worse than English. In some ways you could argue it's rather
better than English. I guess it's just a matter of what we know.

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