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Originally posted by NoLoveInFear46and2
It dePends on my mood, if I'm pissed I'll usually swear in french Tabarnak!!!
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by Maxmars
One day, on a medium sized road trip, I was driving and speaking only English, my buddy was in the passenger seat, and in the backseat was his Dad, speaking only Armenian, and a friend of his from college speaking mostlly Russian with a little English. My buddy was talking to all 3 of us, in 3 different languages, and occasionally translating so we could also understand each other, and he never missed a beat. All 3 conversations were going simultaneously without giving him a problem whatsoever. It was pretty amazing that his mind could handle all of that without having to internally translant to some central language.
I think this is basically the definition of "fluent." Once you become fluent, you no longer need to translate in your head, one word is just as meaningful as another without regard to the language.edit on 13-2-2012 by getreadyalready because: (no reason given)