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Friday, December 09, 2005

Man, I Hate French

Back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, and I was in high school, it was necessary to take at least one french course to graduate... So I took the easiest one available, and then swore to myself that I'd never deal with that awful, awful language again.

Of course, back then my plan included art school (specifically a comic book art school in, IIRC, New Jersey) rather than university, and it certainly didn't include a degree in English literature.

In other words, I've made a liar out of myself.

I really do dislike the language. Not that it's a bad language or anything -- I mean, the only reason I prefer English is because that's the language I grew up learning... It's just that non-English languages, and for some reason French in particular, are very difficult for me to digest. My brain doesn't seem to be built to digest multiple linguistic structures with any great depth... At some point during the process, it kind of goes "erp!" and suddenly I'm mistaking a boat for a cake, rabbits are hunting wolves, and my past tense has somehow slipped into future imperfect and sent the Terminator back to kill Sarah Connor. (Hey, my jokes can't all be gold.)

However, the course is finished at last, now that the exam's over. I think I did well, but french exams are the sort where you could get a single linguistic rule (or even just its exceptions) wrong and suddenly you've lost one-third of your mark, so we'll see.


Jesse R enlightened the masses @ 8:31 p.m.

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