posted on Jul, 13 2015 @ 06:26 AM
Growing up in Canada, I had friends who were Jewish, German, Ukrainan, Polish, East Indian, Pakistani, Swedish, Icelandic, Russian, French Canadian,
Metis, Cree, Ojibway, Greek, Italian, Croatian, Nigerian, Chinese, Phillipino, Laos, Vietnamese... (I'm probably missing someone in there I'm
The different flavours of languages getting tossed around all the time was a blast ! Not to mention all the awesome foods from everyone's cultures
when you'd go over to a friends place for supper.
Just like zazz mentioned, I learned how to swear in pretty much every different language - there's not a person in the world who could tell me off in
their own language that I wouldn't understand. My very first job as a teenager was working at a greek restaurant... my boss taught me all kinds of
fun words in greek that I still use to this day. LOL.
Where I live now in rural Manitoba, it's steeped in mainly French people with a light splattering of everything else. So at the grocery store you'll
hear people talking back and forth in mostly french/english dialogue.
My neighbour across the street is from Quebec and has a strong french accent - he'll speak to you in a mixture of both. My nickname for him is "that