Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Mar 2010 19:05 UTC
Features, Office Since everybody in the technology world is apparently having a vacation, and nobody told me about it, we're kind of low on news. As such, this seems like the perfect opportunity to gripe about something I've always wanted to gripe about: a number of common mistakes in English writing in the comments section. I'll also throw in some tidbits about my native language, Dutch, so you can compare and contrast between the two.
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Comment by Parry Hotter
by Parry Hotter on Thu 18th Mar 2010 23:17 UTC
Parry Hotter
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2007-07-20

English may be difficult, still I'm glad I wasn't born in China - I don't know a word of Chinese!

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RE: Comment by Parry Hotter
by frajo on Sat 20th Mar 2010 12:09 in reply to "Comment by Parry Hotter"
frajo Member since:
2007-06-29

English may be difficult, still I'm glad I wasn't born in China - I don't know a word of Chinese!
Chinese is the only widespread language with a grammar that is easier than the English grammar. Verbs are not conjugated, nouns are not declined. There are nearly no prepositions.
But they do have pronomina and they do have tones.

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