History YouNoTakeCandle / RealLife

30th Mar '16 12:19:36 PM anty21
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* [[ChineseLanguage Chinese (even, and even especially, Classical Chinese)]] has a simple (or even simplistic compared to English) grammar with only a few exotic things, which can lead to the stereotype of Chinese people speaking with simplistic grammar. Masterpieces such as the ''Tao Te Ching'' or ''The Art of War'', when translated literally, would seem to fit this trope. Of course, it didn't deter them from being such a prestigious civilisation.

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* [[ChineseLanguage Chinese (even, and even especially, Classical Chinese)]] has a simple (or even simplistic compared to English) grammar with only a few exotic things, which can lead to the stereotype of Chinese people speaking with simplistic grammar. Masterpieces such as the ''Tao Te Ching'' or ''The Art of War'', when translated literally, would seem to fit this trope. Of course, it didn't deter prevent them from being such a prestigious civilisation.
4th Feb '16 12:25:42 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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** Similar words have appear in other languages like Sanskrit, so it is possible the word barbarian may have descended from proto-Indo European.
12th Dec '15 7:16:39 PM gemmabeta2
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-_>God, you our Fadda, you stay inside da sky. We like all da peopo know fo shua how you stay, An dat you stay good an spesho, An we like dem give you plenny respeck. We like you come King fo everybody now. We like everybody make jalike you like, Ova hea inside da world, Jalike da angel guys up inside da sky make jalike you like. Give us da food we need fo today an every day. Hemmo our shame, an let us go Fo all da kine bad stuff we do to you, Jalike us guys let da odda guys go awready, And we no stay huhu wit dem Fo all da kine bad stuff dey do to us. No let us get chance fo do bad kine stuff, But take us outa dea, so da Bad Guy no can hurt us. Cuz you our King. You get da real power, An you stay awesome foeva. Dass it!

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-_>God, -->God, you our Fadda, you stay inside da sky. We like all da peopo know fo shua how you stay, An dat you stay good an spesho, An we like dem give you plenny respeck. We like you come King fo everybody now. We like everybody make jalike you like, Ova hea inside da world, Jalike da angel guys up inside da sky make jalike you like. Give us da food we need fo today an every day. Hemmo our shame, an let us go Fo all da kine bad stuff we do to you, Jalike us guys let da odda guys go awready, And we no stay huhu wit dem Fo all da kine bad stuff dey do to us. No let us get chance fo do bad kine stuff, But take us outa dea, so da Bad Guy no can hurt us. Cuz you our King. You get da real power, An you stay awesome foeva. Dass it!
12th Dec '15 7:16:27 PM gemmabeta2
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->God, you our Fadda, you stay inside da sky. We like all da peopo know fo shua how you stay, An dat you stay good an spesho, An we like dem give you plenny respeck. We like you come King fo everybody now. We like everybody make jalike you like, Ova hea inside da world, Jalike da angel guys up inside da sky make jalike you like. Give us da food we need fo today an every day. Hemmo our shame, an let us go Fo all da kine bad stuff we do to you, Jalike us guys let da odda guys go awready, And we no stay huhu wit dem Fo all da kine bad stuff dey do to us. No let us get chance fo do bad kine stuff, But take us outa dea, so da Bad Guy no can hurt us. Cuz you our King.
You get da real power, An you stay awesome foeva. Dass it!

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->God, -_>God, you our Fadda, you stay inside da sky. We like all da peopo know fo shua how you stay, An dat you stay good an spesho, An we like dem give you plenny respeck. We like you come King fo everybody now. We like everybody make jalike you like, Ova hea inside da world, Jalike da angel guys up inside da sky make jalike you like. Give us da food we need fo today an every day. Hemmo our shame, an let us go Fo all da kine bad stuff we do to you, Jalike us guys let da odda guys go awready, And we no stay huhu wit dem Fo all da kine bad stuff dey do to us. No let us get chance fo do bad kine stuff, But take us outa dea, so da Bad Guy no can hurt us. Cuz you our King.
King. You get da real power, An you stay awesome foeva. Dass it!
12th Dec '15 7:16:09 PM gemmabeta2
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* Almost any creole or pidgin language will sound like this to speakers of the language it draws most of its words from. For example, written Hawaiian pidgin (mainly a combination of English and Hawaiian) looks like this: "He goin give me everyting I need." "Da peopo ova dea dat stay inside da dark, dey see one big light now." "You guys know how da food need salt fo stay good."

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* Almost any creole or pidgin language will sound like this to speakers of the language it draws most of its words from. For example, written The Lord's Prayer in Hawaiian pidgin (mainly a combination of English and Hawaiian) looks like this: "He goin give me everyting I need." "Da peopo ova dea dat this:
->God, you our Fadda, you
stay inside da dark, dey see one big light now." "You sky. We like all da peopo know fo shua how you stay, An dat you stay good an spesho, An we like dem give you plenny respeck. We like you come King fo everybody now. We like everybody make jalike you like, Ova hea inside da world, Jalike da angel guys know how up inside da sky make jalike you like. Give us da food we need salt fo today an every day. Hemmo our shame, an let us go Fo all da kine bad stuff we do to you, Jalike us guys let da odda guys go awready, And we no stay good."huhu wit dem Fo all da kine bad stuff dey do to us. No let us get chance fo do bad kine stuff, But take us outa dea, so da Bad Guy no can hurt us. Cuz you our King.
You get da real power, An you stay awesome foeva. Dass it!
12th Dec '15 7:06:18 PM gemmabeta2
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** Similarly, African American Venacular English (i.e. "Ebonics") also do this. For example, the phrase "there he '''is''' standing" and "there he '''be''' standing", in the former instance, it means that the person is currently standing there (and may move away soon); the latter, it means that the person is usually to be found standing there.
12th Dec '15 7:04:23 PM gemmabeta2
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** Similarly, African American Venacular English (i.e. "Ebonics") also do this. For example, the phrase "there he '''is'''standing" and "there he '''be''' standing", in the former instance, it means that the person is currently standing there; the latter, it means that the person is usually to be found standing there.

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** Similarly, African American Venacular English (i.e. "Ebonics") also do this. For example, the phrase "there he '''is'''standing" '''is''' standing" and "there he '''be''' standing", in the former instance, it means that the person is currently standing there; there (and may move away soon); the latter, it means that the person is usually to be found standing there.
12th Dec '15 7:02:03 PM gemmabeta2
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** Similarly, African American Venacular English (i.e. "Ebonics") also do this. For example, the phrase "there he '''is'''standing" and "there he '''be''' standing", in the former instance, it means that the person is currently standing there; the latter, it means that the person is usually to be found standing there.
5th Oct '15 11:30:20 AM fq
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* [[ChineseLanguage Chinese (even, and even especially, Classical Chinese)]] has a simple (or even simplistic for our tastes) grammar with only a few exotic things, which can lead to the stereotype of Chinese people speaking with simplistic grammar. Masterpieces such as the ''Tao Te Ching'' or ''The Art of War'', when translated literally, would seem to fit this trope. Of course, it didn't deter them from being such a prestigious civilisation.

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* [[ChineseLanguage Chinese (even, and even especially, Classical Chinese)]] has a simple (or even simplistic for our tastes) compared to English) grammar with only a few exotic things, which can lead to the stereotype of Chinese people speaking with simplistic grammar. Masterpieces such as the ''Tao Te Ching'' or ''The Art of War'', when translated literally, would seem to fit this trope. Of course, it didn't deter them from being such a prestigious civilisation.
27th Aug '15 7:45:05 AM gemmabeta2
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** Some phrases in Chinese Pidgin have managed to worm itself into English, for example, the expression "long time no see."
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