Fun Fridays – August 24, 2018

A very clever demonstration the English language. Worth listening to illustrate how the language has changed over the centuries.

Start talking like this at work or at dinner and see if anyone notices… !!!

11 Responses to Fun Fridays – August 24, 2018

  1. Peter DeHaan August 24, 2018 at 5:14 am #

    That leaves me speechless. There’s not way I could pull that off.

  2. Lance Albury August 24, 2018 at 5:23 am #

    Dude’s got talent!

  3. Loretta Eidson August 24, 2018 at 5:58 am #

    Coming from the south, I’m glad I don’t have to follow his rules. I’d have to learn sign language.

  4. Katie Powner August 24, 2018 at 8:42 am #

    Fascinating!

  5. Sharon Kay Connell August 24, 2018 at 10:50 am #

    Me thinks the gentleman turned into a Frenchman. ROTFLOLACGU! Loved it!

  6. claire o'sullivan August 24, 2018 at 10:57 am #

    Oh how fun. Yees. I believe I will.

    Postine on Facebook..

  7. Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D August 24, 2018 at 11:02 am #

    Love it! Will post one Facebook…..

  8. Kristen August 24, 2018 at 11:43 am #

    Wow! Just … wow!!

  9. Sherry Carter August 24, 2018 at 3:18 pm #

    I barely understood a word the guy said. For a few lines, he sounded French, then Scot, then just weird. Thank heavens for the captions.

  10. Kathy Gibson August 24, 2018 at 4:30 pm #

    How much fun, but I could not finish listening! Every language has its exceptions; for example, rules with vowel-consonant combinations. I like grammar rules and my favorite languages are English, French, and Spanish. For me, the biggest trick between the three is the sound of “r”.

  11. Tisha Martin August 25, 2018 at 6:47 pm #

    And I watched with fascination, remembering college days when we listened to an entire Shakespearean sonnet in Old English. Oy, that takes concentration—to listen to and to speak Old English . . . of sorts.

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